Posts Tagged ‘P2P and Filesharing’

BitTorrent Zeitgeist: What People Searched for in 2013

Each and every day hundreds of millions of people scour their favorite BitTorrent search engines for content to download. But what are all these people looking for? Today we present the BitTorrent Zeitgeist 2013, a list of the 50 most searched for phrases and keywords on one of the most-used public BitTorrent indexes during the past year.Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on ... Full story

Exposed: BitTorrent Pirates at the European Parliament, And More Unexpected Places

BitTorrent is used by millions of people every day, even in places where you wouldn’t really expect. New data suggests that employees at the European Parliament are particularly interested in downloading pirated movies and TV-shows at work. They are in good company though, as pirates can also be found at the U.S. House of Representatives, Hollywood Studios and even the Vatican.Source: TorrentFreak, for the ... Full story

The Matrix ASCII: Oldest Torrent Alive Turns 10 Years Old

A fan-created ASCII version of the 1999 sci-fi classic The Matrix is currently the oldest torrent alive. Created exactly 10 years ago the file in question has achieved iconic status, piquing the interest of dozens of downloaders week after week. Warner Bros, is not known to go after this type of fan-art, so those who are interested can proceed to download without worry.Source: TorrentFreak, ... Full story

isoHunt Founder Launches Kickstarter for P2P Clothing Line

Two months after being forced to shut down his website, isoHunt founder Gary Fung has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his new P2P clothing line Viva 10.23. With this new venture he continues to promote file-sharing and Internet freedom but while his battle with Hollywood is now concluded, Fung does have a final word of advice for his former adversaries. "Give customers what they want, ... Full story