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.
Encylopedia article about the file-sharing protocol, including adoption, technologies, and legal issues.
Open source, cross-platform BitTorrent client. Site includes screenshots, FAQ and community forums.
Mute File Sharing
Multiplatform peer-to-peer file sharing network designed to maintain users' anonymity. Mute is free, open source software for multiple operating systems.
LA Times: File 'sharing' or 'stealing'?
Jon Healey writes about the semantic debate over whether copyright infringement is theft, in response to an Op-Ed submission that called for file sharing to be decriminalized.
Free software released under the GNU GPL license. Intended for Linux users.
eMule Xtreme Mod
Presents a modification of the official client developed in an attempt to manage the bandwidth more efficiently. Also includes detailed documentation.
An easy to use Python based client. Downloads, screen shots, FAQ, help.
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.
KickAss Torrents Down: Popular Piracy Site Knocked Offline
Panic in the online-piracy community ensued Friday when KickAss torrents, the popular file-sharing website, was knocked offline.
Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands Drivers
Monsoonal rainfall caused massive flash flooding in Phoenix on Tuesday, turning roads into raging torrents. One area recorded 1 inch in 14 minutes.