BitTorrent is a filesharing protocol created by developer Bram Cohen. It was first released to the public in 2002 and is widely used by hundreds of millions of people today.
The technology itself can be used to share any file. It’s embraced by large companies, researchers, and even NASA uses it. To the broader public, it’s best known for its use as a piracy tool, mostly through torrent sites.
This general BitTorrent section mostly contains news and articles about the technology, popular torrent clients, and usability of torrents in general.