Posts Tagged ‘utorrent’

Chrome Blocks uTorrent as Malicious and Harmful Software

Google's Chrome browser has started to block downloads of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent. Those who attempt to download the software are told that it's malicious and harmful, hinting that the website might have been hacked. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services. Full story

uTorrent Makes Advertisement Optional Again

The latest stable version of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent has reinstated an advanced feature that allows users to disable a prominently displayed banner ad. The shortcut in the options menu is still absent, but those who know where to look can enjoy an ad-free experience once again.Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services. Full story

uTorrent Makes Advertisement Unremovable in Latest Release

This week a new version of uTorrent was released, one that is expected to disappoint a large subset of the clients' users. The latest release no longer includes a setting to disable the ad in the left corner of the app, an option that was made available in the client after a previous user revolt. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, ... Full story

Raging Anti-Piracy Boss Goes on a Tirade Against BitTorrent

Robert Steele, one of the bosses at anti-piracy outfit Rightscorp, has expressed outrage with BitTorrent Inc. In an often incomprehensible rant he accuses the company and its founder of profiting from piracy. To become a good citizen, BitTorrent should add a blacklist of pirate torrent hashes to their leading file-sharing client uTorrent, he suggests.Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, ... Full story

uTorrent Speeds Up Downloads and Counters DDoS Attacks

The uTorrent development team officially released the long-awaited version 3.4 release of their popular BitTorrent client a few hours ago. The new release completely changes the way uTorrent chooses peers in a swarm, which ultimately improves download speeds while preventing DDoS attacks. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services. Full story