Bittorrent

  • BitTorrent unveils Bleep, a serverless messaging platform July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: BitTorrent has unveiled its P2P messaging platform - BitTorrent Bleep. The pre-alpha release of the serverless chat client will be initially available to selected users on Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems. In a post on the official BitTorrent blog, Jaehee Lee, senior product manager, explained the reasons...
  • BitTorrent's Sync seven times faster than Dropbox, hits 2 million user mark December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Announced quite sometime back, BitTorrent's file synchronisation app Sync is claimed to be seven times faster than the popular cloud-storage app Dropbox. Also, the company claims that doubling its user base in a month, the Sync tool has hit the 2 million user mark. With BitTorrent's Sync, users can...
  • Download the entire Pirate Bay website as a 75MB file February 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Trust the Pirate Bay users to be overcautious about worst case scenarios. Thanks to a Czech Pirate Party member, you can now download all of The Pirate Bay through a comparatively tiny 75MB archive. As one of the most controversial yet most widely used torrent site on the Internet, The...
  • Man ordered to pay $1.5 mn for sharing 10 movies November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In what is said to be the largest ever penalty awarded in a BitTorrent piracy case, a US judge ordered a man to pay $1,500,000 in damages to an adult entertainment company for sharing 10 of their movies via BitTorrent, reports TorrentFreak. Defendant Kywan Fisher was asked by the...
  • Swedish court upholds Pirate Bay conviction November 27, 2010

    Stockholm: A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling against three men behind file sharing website Pirate Bay, raising the fine to more than $ 6 million but cutting their prison sentences to between four and 10 months. An industry body hailed the decision and said the authorities should move...