File Sharing & BitTorrents
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Network Auralization for Gnutella
Open source application for Mac OS X and Windows which turns the process of searching for and downloading MP3 files into a chaotic musical collage by remixing these audio files in real time based on the structure of the Gnutella network itself.
Presents this open source client based on the StrongDC++ modification and which supports, amongst other features, PeerGuardian IP blocking and swarming. Also offers language packages, toolbars as well as emoticon packages for advanced customization.
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.
Free software released under the GNU GPL license. Intended for Linux users.
Open source OpenNap client for computers running RISC OS. Includes documentation.
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 ...