BitTorrent to sue misusers of it’s name

Bram cohen, the creator of the BitTorrent protocol is planning to sue anyone misusing the BitTorrent name, and trademark. The trademark "BitTorrent" has become extremely popular over the last year, and as the popularity of BitTorrent grew, the "moneymakers" started to jump on the bandwagon.

The geeks will always win!

In a reaction to the BitTorrent encryption article posted two days ago, futurist, trends and innovation expert Jim Carroll pointed me to a related keynote address he gave during the Society of Cable Telecom Engineers conference last month. Carrol warns the cable companies not to make the same mistake as…

Opera integrates BitTorrent in their Browser

Opera is the first web browser that is going to support BitTorrent. The browser will also include the search function. Opera 9 TP2 will be available to the public soon (tuesday). However Opera emphasizes that the TP (technical preview) version is likely to contain some bugs and therefore Opera…

Encrypting BitTorrent to take out traffic shapers

Over the past months more BitTorrent users noticed that their ISP is killing all BitTorrent traffic . ISP's like Rogers are using bit-shaping applications to throttle the traffic that is generated by BitTorrent. But, at the same time two of the most popular BitTorrent clients are working together to implement…

Speed up your torrents II

BitTorrent is the best tool for sharing files but you need to configure your client and your network the right way to get the best out of it. I will list some tips, tricks and guidelines in addition to the "speed up your torrents" and the "speed up bitcomet and…


Through year and day donating is intertwined with the torrent community. Torrent sites tend to consume a lot of bandwidth, and bandwdith costs money so someone has to pay. But should we donate? and to which site?

Pirate shop

The Piratebay just opened their "pirate shop". The pirate shop has shirts, scarves clocks and other pirate themed stuff available for the hardcore pirates among us.

uTorrent skins

uTorrent recently updated their website. The look is slightly different and they added a skin section for those people who want to customize uTorrent. And for the rss-freaks there’s an extensive rss-tutorial.