P2P Traffic Is Booming, BitTorrent The Dominant Protocol

A recent study on the usage of filesharing applications in several countries shows that between 49 and 83 percent of all Internet traffic is P2P related, with peaks of over 95 percent during the night. Interestingly, the study also shows that about 20 percent of all BitTorrent traffic is encrypted.

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Following a breakthrough discovery of hidden potential in the BitTorrent protocol, we bring the news that you are probably not getting anywhere near the best from your torrent client. Discover how to increase your BitTorrent transfers by 500%!! Only available today on TorrentFreak!

aXXo Temporarily Stops Releasing DVDrips

The popular DVD ripper aXXo is a BitTorrent cult figure, despised by some, worshiped by others. An estimated one million people download aXXo's rips every month and his name is among the most searched keywords on all BitTorrent sites. Not surprisingly, rumors start to spread when there is no official…

Etology Removes All BitTorrent Sites From Their Ad Network

Etology, an online advertising firm based in the U.S. announced that it will stop serving ads to all BitTorrent sites in their advertising network on December 1st. They argue that they have no other choice because of the legal implications involved and the potential risk to their advertisers, whatever that…

Iceland’s Largest BitTorrent Tracker Shut Down

Torrent.is, the largest BitTorrent site in Iceland has been taken offline due to efforts from a coalition of anti-piracy organizations. Their request to seize all computer hardware associated with the site was rejected.

Open Letter From TorrentFreak To Brein

The infamous anti-piracy watchdog BREIN infringed our copyright earlier this week as they used a quote from one of our articles without attribution. As a follow up to our previous article, we wrote an open letter to BREIN to educate the public about their lack of respect for the rights…