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uTorrent & BitTorrent Hit 100 Million Monthly Users

uTorrent’s parent company BitTorrent Inc. just announced that the BitTorrent Mainline client and uTorrent combined have hit the milestone of 100 million monthly users. On an average day 20 million users from over 220 countries fire up one of the two BitTorrent clients. If that’s not enough, the company also reports that 400,000 new clients are downloaded every day.

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Comcast throttling BitTorrent was no big deal, FCC says

Net neutrality rules unnecessary because ISPs will do the right thing, Pai says.

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The Pirate Bay offline for 24 hours due to technical problems (Update)

The Pirate Bay has been offline for 24 hours, causing concern among many BitTorrent users. The TPB team is aware of the situation and says the problems are being caused by technical issues, so the site is likely to rebounce soon.

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micx2965d ago

This must have been a huge scare in the torrenting community.

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Apple is Running BitTorrent Trackers in Cupertino

Apple is not known for being friendly towards BitTorrent software in its App Store but it appears the technology giant isn't averse to using the technology itself. In fact, according to data provided by "Internet of things" search engine Shodan, Apple is running BitTorrent trackers from dozens of IP addresses in Cupertino.

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