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.
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.
Transmission bittorrent client runs natively on multiple operating systems.
Keeps an automatically updated list of active OpenNap servers.
Open source, cross-platform BitTorrent client. Site includes screenshots, FAQ and community forums.
Open source OpenNap client for computers running RISC OS. Includes documentation.
Music sharing, playback, and recommendation program for Creative Commons licensed songs. Gnomoradio is free, open source software for Linux/UNIX systems.
Oops! Windows 8.1 update leaked by Microsoft itself
Forget illicit torrents tossed up by anonymous Russian bloggers: On Thursday, a build of the incoming Windows 8.1 update was leaked by Microsoft itself. The update, which was reportedly released to manufacturing partners earlier this week, was not pushed out to the general public but could still be secretly attained via the Windows Update service. Crafty users could force the update using a ...
Popcorn Time Lets You Stream Torrent Movies
Too impatient to wait for a torrent to download? Then maybe you should check out Popcorn Time —an app that lets you stream torrents to your computer. Read more...
60 dead in Burundi flood disaster
Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - At least 60 people perished in flooding and landslides in a night of torrential rain in the Burundi capital that swept away hundreds of homes and cut off roads and power, officials said Monday. Police in Bujumbura said the toll was the highest in living memory from a disaster caused by freak weather, with scores of people injured. "The rain that fell in torrents ...