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, cross-platform application that offers secure chat and file sharing features. Includes screenshots, a wiki and a support forum.
Efficient and feature rich client for Windows. FAQ 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.
Alliance of various music industry organizations advocating against distributing copyrighted music.
Free, open source file-sharing application effective for distributing very large software and media files. Documentation, FAQ, search-engine.
The Effect of P2P File-sharing Depends on Popularity
The hits at the top of the charts lose sales, but the niche artists further down the popularity curve actually benefit from file-trading, according to a Harvard paper on the economics of filesharing. [The Long Tail]
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 ...