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RIAA: Bitcoin Makes it Hard to Track or Seize Pirate Bay Donations

The RIAA alerted the U.S. Government to several notorious pirate websites this week, including The Pirate Bay. While the inclusion of the infamous torrent site doesn't come as a surprise, the RIAA did raise a novel issue. The music labels point out that The Pirate Bay has embraced the cryptocurrency…

BitTorrent Client Devs Work on Bitcoin Integration

The people behind FrostWire are working hard to implement Bitcoin support in their BitTorrent client. In addition to letting users donate to content creators and tracker owners from within the client, they are also integrating a Bitcoin wallet into the BitTorrent client. The FrostWire team hopes other clients will pick…

BitFetch Debuts BitCoin-Powered Anonymous BitTorrent Downloads

A new privacy-conscious file-sharing service is aiming to bring the power of BitCoin and BitTorrent together in one neat package, with some added extras. Offering high-speed remote transfers, BitFetch keeps BitTorrent users anonymous and helps them cut through ISP-imposed throttling measures with secure HTTPs downloads. Usually powered by BitCoin, there's…

The Pirate Bay Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

The Pirate Bay has begun accepting contributions from the public, allowing users to donate exclusively via the P2P crypto-currency Bitcoin. One of the advantages for the operators of the infamous BitTorrent site is that Bitcoin funds can't easily be seized or traced back to a person. The downside, on the…

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