BitTorrent to be Pimped by Nobel Prize Winning Theory

P2P researchers are working with the Harvard mechanism design group on implementing the "Nobel prize winning" mechanism design theory into their BitTorrent client. The ultimate goal is to keep people sharing as much as possible without imposing share ratio sanctions.

DomPlayer Rips Off aXXo BitTorrent Fans for $$$

Internet connection and hardware aside, everything the file-sharer needs to share files comes free of charge - clients, media players, everything is free - so BitTorrent users beware: If you find yourself being asked to use your cellphone to 'unlock' something you downloaded, you are being scammed!

50x Faster Than BitTorrent? Dream On!

Yesterday, quite a few websites, such as TechCrunch, quoted Kaiser Kuo, who claims that Blin.cn is working on a P2P-technology that is allegedly 50 times faster than our beloved BitTorrent. Impossible of course, and we will show you why.

The RIAA Attacks Usenet

Basking in glory after orchestrating a record punishment for a petty file-sharer in the US, the RIAA takes its legal campaign to the next level. Many may want newsgroups to stay under the radar but it's too late - major labels have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Usenet.com and…

BitLet Bookmarklet: Directly Download Torrents in your Browser

BitLet, the web-based BitTorrent client recently added a bookmarklet. This new feature makes it possible to download .torrent files in your browser, without navigating away from the torrent site. The bookmarklet works on The Pirate Bay, mininova, Demonoid and all other sites that use the .torrent extension.

BitTorrent: Bypass any Firewall or Throttling ISP with SSH

On some networks it's impossible to use BitTorrent. For example, if you're at work, school, or connected to Comcast or a public hotspot. But there's an easy solution to overcome this problem. By using a secure connection (SSH), you can bypass almost every firewall or traffic shaping application.