BitTornado Bans All BitComet Users

BitTornado developer John Hoffman, better known as Shad0w, decided to ban BitComet users from accessing his client. Shad0w says that BitComet is gaming the system and stealing precious bandwidth, which results in slower speeds for all non-Bitcomet users.

24 Season 6 Leaked on BitTorrent

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Episode 1 of the highly anticipated 6th season of "24" has been leaked onto BitTorrent, even Jack Bauer couldn't stop it. For those unlucky chaps who don't know, 24 is the wildly popular TV show that has fans the world over dying for each new episode.

ISP Forced to Reveal Identity Dutchtorrent Admin

A Dutch judge ruled that ISP 'KPN' has to hand over the name and address of the admin of dutchtorrent.org to the Piracy watchdog BREIN. Dutchtorrent.org is one of the smaller BitTorrent sites, hosted on a private ADSL connection.

A Simple Way to Remotely Download Torrents on the Mac

There are many ways to remotely initiate BitTorrent downloads, but most are complicated and require tweaking. Here's an easy way to remotely download torrents with only an instant messaging application and a BitTorrent client.

BitThief Downloads Torrents Without Uploading

BitThief is a BitTorrent client developed by the Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory in Zurich that manages to download torrents without uploading. Overall the downloads rates are a bit slower than with other clients, but on well-seeded torrents the performance of BitThief is comparable to any other client.

BitTyrant: The “Selfish” BitTorrent Client

BitTyrant is a new "selfish" BitTorrent client based on Azureus. The developers claim that it speeds up downloads by up to 70% by connecting to the peers that have high upload speeds, and peers that give you the best send / receive ratio.