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.
Forked from Bittornado, handles multiple torrents.
Open source infobot that provides a real time glimpse into the current state of the worldwide network of nap servers that are based on either the closed source Napster protocol or the open source opennap protocol.
Includes a small web browser and built-in tracker.
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.
O'Reilly Network's source for Peer-to-Peer (P2P) developer news and information. Topics include Napster, File-Sharing, Collaboration, Freenet, Gnutella, and P2P applications. Provides essential peer-to-peer articles and resources.
Efficient and feature rich client for Windows. FAQ and forums.
Popcorn Time lets you stream movies via torrents on your Linux desktop
IT World: In today's open source roundup: Popcorn Time brings streaming movies via torrents to Linux. Plus: A review of Linux Mint Debian Edition 201403, and should you recommend Linux to friends?
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 ...
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 ...