File Sharing & BitTorrents
The most popular multi-P2P file sharing tool, forums & BitTorrents in one searchable Directory. Open-source file-sharing applications, torrent related legal problems for the music industry, open source BitTorrent clients, software and legal information, guides and forums.
Open source system that provides fully decentralized approximate keyword search capabilities to Vuze as a standard plugin. As it is decentralized, it's immune to legal and technical attacks targeting torrent aggregators.
Music sharing, playback, and recommendation program for Creative Commons licensed songs. Gnomoradio is free, open source software for Linux/UNIX systems.
Crossplatform Napster client, includes meta-search on multiple servers, autoconnect, and an optional command line interface. [GPL]
Offers an open source peer-to-peer client software package compatible with the Gnutella file-sharing network. Also supports BitTorrent and private, secure file sharing with friends.
Why Gnutella Can't Scale
A mathematical analysis by one of the original developers of Napster detailing why the initial Gnutella protocol would never be able to scale. Since the protocol has been enhanced since then and now uses ultrapeers, this text is of historical interest only.
The Pirate Bay makes searching for torrents easier on mobile devices
The Pirate Bay launched a mobile site on Thursday to make it easier to navigate the search engine for torrent files on mobile devices. Called The Mobile Bay , the mobile version of the site features bigger buttons and renders better on mobile devices than the desktop version of the site did before. The mobile version though offers fewer options than the regular version, apparently to save some ...
Sudan: Floods Leave 142,000 People in Darfur, Sudan Without Shelter
[Radio Dabanga]Darfur -Continuous heavy rains and torrents over the past days have caused further destruction to areas in the Darfur region, and affected about 142,000 people in Sudan since late July, aid organisations estimated.
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide
TOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.