Mac BitTorrent Clients Reviewed

The number of user-friendly, appealing BitTorrent clients available for the platform are very few in comparison to the number of those available for Windows. In this article we will highlight the most popular Mac BitTorrent applications and compare their features.

BitTorrent Inc expands server park

BitTorrent Inc upgraded their serverpark from 3 server racks to a 600-square- foot server cage, of roughly 28 racks. And it’s only the beginning. The growth is a result of BitTorrent’s deals with companies like Warner, Chinese TV and Movie companies, and other movie companies. BitTorrent is also planning to…

UPC hands over filesharers name to BREIN

The Dutch anti-piracy organization BREIN collected the name of one of the bigger “ulpoaders” at the busted BitTorrent site “dikkedonder”. This is the outcome of a legal struggle between the Dutch ISP UPC and the anti-piracy lobby BREIN. Last week the judge ruled that UPC had to hand over the…

Russia toughens Piracy laws

Amendments, aimed to crack down digital pirates in Russia were taken into effect today. The new additions make it illegal to share copyrighted material online. Until today there was no law in Russia that protected copyright holders from internet piracy. The new law allows sentences up to 5 years in…

BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk34)

A little late, but here’s our list of this weeks most popular BitTorrent movie downloads. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 50,013 2 (2) Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 48,725 3 (5) V for Vendetta 48,706 4 (NEW) RV 46,260…

TorrentPod Episode 3

Here we go again, Yet another episode of our weekly podcast. Enjoy and drop a comment. Our DNS servers went down last night, so Charlie wasn’t able to grab the latest comments. Sorry for that. Welcome to TorrentPod, the official podcast of TorrentFreak.com. Join your host Charlie as he delves…

SpiralFrog to offer “free” downloads

The Big Four record labels will do anything, anything, rather than work up front with their customers and with the independent innovators who are, so far, wholly and solely responsible for turning p2p into the primary communications and distribution media for the digital 21st century. They’d rather sue them. But…

Tribler will integrate Youtube into their BitTorrent client

Tribler, the “social” BitTorrent client has just released a new version. The recommendation function has been optimized, along with other bugfixes and improvements. Tribler is far from anonymous, and therefore probably not suited for sharing content you’re not supposed to share. However, the social aspect of Tribler has the potential…