Reshaping the Internet: What’s a Magnet Link?
Currently in Beta, Project Maelstrom aims to help more of the Internet work the way BitTorrent works. In today’s post, team lead Rob Velasquez discusses one of the key components that makes BitTorrent work so efficiently.
Friday Download: Wiki Shares Lil Me Deluxe Bundle
The NYC-based rapper releases an expanded edition of his acclaimed solo debut, featuring a new video, bonus track, lyric sheets, and more.
The 2015 BitTorrent Report
From Ratking to Rubble Kings: how DIY scenes and outside voices shaped pop culture in 2015. 2015 saw creativity’s declaration of independence. More than 41% of artists we surveyed now say that direct-to-fan distribution — the freedom to share work without a label or a studio — is the single biggest change impacting the arts. It’s bigger…
The FADER Announces BitTorrent Bundle Distribution Partnership
The award-winning publication becomes the first to use BitTorrent Bundle as its primary digital distribution channel. Read up.
Monica Piriz Joins BitTorrent Live Team
Mobile Live Streaming App Demo’d at TV Tomorrow as OTT Vet Joins the Live Team The BitTorrent Live team brought on board it’s newest member this week, with Monica Piriz joining as Vice President of Programming and Acquisition.
Staff Picks: November 2015 Edition
From Heidecker & Wood b-sides to Joywave’s secret mixtapes: your unofficial guide to November’s best releases. Read up.
Staff Picks: October 2015 Edition
30 days in 10 essential downloads from The FADER, Soulection, Fresh Moss, and more. Soulection: White Label Series 001 – 016 The influential beat collective shares a living digital archive for all things White Label, spanning 16 editions, including the latest from Monte Booker, and bonus tracks.
How BitTorrent finds torrents
When you click a magnet link on a website to get a torrent, it automagically opens a torrent file with a list of files you can download. Ever wonder how uTorrent finds that file in the big mess of the peer to peer internet? You can now see how this works with a new visualization…
BitTorrent 2015 Artist Survey
200 creators weigh in on the present and future of creative sustainability.