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.
Free, open source file-sharing application effective for distributing very large software and media files. Documentation, FAQ, search-engine.
Includes a small web browser and built-in tracker.
Client developed in Python. Screenshots, downloads, contacts.
File-Sharing Getting Bad Rap?
"A controversial new study by economists at Harvard and the University of North Carolina has found that file-sharing is not the cause of declining CD sales." [Rolling Stone]
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.
FindLaw Napster News
Archive of articles on the legal disputes against Napster from Findlaw.com
Porn studio sues immigrant who has “no idea how BitTorrent works,” wins big
Lawsuit-happy porn studio beats a "poor sap" whose pleas of ignorance fail.
'Netflix for torrents' app Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support
An alpha version of the Windows app lets you stream to Google's HDMI stick, and support is coming to Mac and Android next.
UK Internet Companies Changing Approach to Illegal Torrents
A fundamental change in the way the UK approaches copyright infringement will see you educated for breaking the law, rather than punished.