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.
A clone of BearShare which connects to the same, proprietary network approved by the RIAA. Requires a monthly subscription for full access, only music files controlled by acoustic fingerprinting and video files under 15 minutes are allowed.
Transmission bittorrent client runs natively on multiple operating systems.
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.
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]
Offers an open source peer-to-peer client software package compatible with the Gnutella file-sharing network. Also supports BitTorrent and private, secure file sharing with friends.
The giFT Project
A modular daemon capable of abstracting the communication between the end user and specific file-sharing protocols. Features a homegrown p2p network, OpenFT.
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.
Torrents of rain flood Market Square, again
NEWBURYPORT -- Sandbags were a common sight for anyone walking around Market Square the last two days as a series of quick-moving rainstorms flooded front entrances and strained the area's drainage system. Yesterday, the National Weather Service iss