David Cross’ Directorial Debut, HITS, to Premiere as Pay-What-You-Want BitTorrent Bundle
Fans set the price of the first BitTorrent feature film release. HITS, written and directed by David Cross, debuted at Sundance Film Festival in January 2014: a dark comedy about fame and delusion in The United States of YouTube, a true story that hasn’t happened yet. (But, pretty much inevitably, will.)
The BitTorrent Report, 2014 Edition
On sustainable creativity, big (gig) stories, and passionate fandom. Herewith, a year inside BitTorrent Bundle.
Bleep Now Supports Asynchronous Offline Messaging
Secure messaging client Bleep now allows for asynchronous chat. Communicating privately with your friends, coworkers and family isn’t easy as you may think. While sending a “private” message may seem secure, the reality is that message still lives on a server somewhere, remaining vulnerable to third-party infiltration. In the past year alone, we have seen…
Why Independent Music Needs Net Neutrality
Net neutrality is the way to keep independent artists on a level playing field with corporate music. The most remarkable thing about music in 2014 is its diversity. To follow the Top 40 is to just barely scratch the surface of what it means to listen. As Steve Albini noted in his keynote speech at…
Killswitch: Screening and Panel Debate at BitTorrent HQ
The team behind the upcoming Internet freedom doc share the new film in an open discussion with Techdirt, EFF, Engine, and more.
Unlock Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
A step-by-step guide to the new album by Thom Yorke. Read more about the project here. Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes is a new album from Thom Yorke. It is the artist’s first solo record in eight years. It is a project conceived of in conversation with, and collaboration with, fans. It is music and video and…
Pay us for the Slow Lane; or a Call for True Net Neutrality
In the battle over Net Neutrality, the FCC is at the precipice of deciding whether to create an Internet “Fast Lane.” We have an alternative solution to propose, and we believe it can work: instead of a Fast Lane that only the wealthy could afford, ISPs should pay companies to get into the Slow Lane.
Matthew Dear + GE’s Drop Science Bundle hits 1.6MM Downloads
In a first-of-its-kind partnership with GE, The Barbarian Group, and musician Matthew Dear, our latest Bundle explores advertising as art. An advertisement is so much more than it appears to be. The dawning of social media has transformed ads into something more than a picture found in a magazine or a clip in between television…
BitTorrent’s Chat Client Unveiled: BitTorrent Bleep Now in Invite Only Pre-Alpha
Speak Freely – It’s Person to Person. The BitTorrent Bleep Pre-Alpha will be available on Windows desktop to start. Easy to use, Bleep offers freedom to communicate over text and voice, person to person.