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BTN down due to DDoS

BTN down due to DDoS

Nov 3, 2012

Broadcasthe.net, a very popular TV Tracker, was down for more than 24 hours due to DDoS attack on the tracker.  The following was displayed by their twitter feed: Sorry all, we’re being DDOSd; we’ll be back when we can. We’ll keep you posted. <3 BTN After the website was back up, the torrent tracker was still being fixed.

Torrents are not Illegal!

Recently online, including on news reports as well as some other websites, there has been some talk about torrenting as stealing, pirating, and everything naughty. Torrents are not necessarily piracy and are not necessarily illegal. This general attitude towards torrents (and lack of people taking the time to make a distinction between piracy and torrents) gives...

Netkups – File Sharing website that generates torrents for your files

Netkups – File Sharing website that generates torrents for your files

Oct 25, 2012

Netkups is a new file sharing service that generates torrents for every file that you upload guaranteeing that the content is distributed and available for all. This is a hybrid model which is win-win for everyone. Not only does it save a little bit of bandwidth (since others will be sharing), but it lets alternative options to traditional file sharing...

Top Private Torrent Trackers

Top Private Torrent Trackers

Apr 10, 2012

If you still miss the days of Kazaa, Limewire, and others. There are plenty of new torrent private trackers online that offer quality content, if you can get an invite. Invites are becoming the new option as more “internet police” are shutting down public torrent trackers (or trying to atleast). There are plently of private torrents in each genre. We...

How to upgrade to RuTorrent 3.4

How to upgrade to RuTorrent 3.4

Apr 10, 2012

If you have an older version of rutorrent, you can upgrade via SVN, SSH (wget), or other (such as FTP). If you have previously installed via SVN, you can easily do a checkout using: First, you will need to login to your SSH: cd /var/www/rutorrent svn checkout http://rutorrent.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/rutorrent/ Now, if you haven’t previously installed via...

Rutorrent 3.4 Review

Rutorrent 3.4 Review

Apr 9, 2012

The new rutorrent 3.4 has many new features. Added support for new rTorrent versions (0.9.0) Added plugins screenshots, rutracker_check, history, extratio, check_port and task. Possibility to control of plugins loading is added. Possibility to second sort of UI tabales is added (shift+LMB on the header of the corresponding column). The kind of some the...

Should we use i2p or tor for file sharing?

Should we use i2p or tor for file sharing?

Apr 7, 2012

With the recent crackdowns on torrent trackers and file sharing websites such as the infamous megaupload. File sharing websites have become worried that they may be next. Private torrent trackers provide some cover for the end user but there have been recent events of larger private torrent websites being breached by the anti-piracy groups, particular threatened...

Remote Torrent Adder (For Google Chrome)

Remote Torrent Adder (For Google Chrome)

Apr 6, 2012

Adding torrents to your seedbox or remote computer can be tiresome. There are plenty of automatic downloaders such as autodl-irssi. Now, you can add torrents to your seedbox or remote computer via a simple addon for Google Chrome called “Remote Torrent Adder”. It is an excellent piece of software that lets you choose the type of torrent client you...