Posts By: Matt Mason

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…

BitTorrent’s Chief Content Officer, Matt Mason, calls to Hollywood to help defend an open Internet There’s a lot of confusion in Hollywood about what the proposed FCC Net Neutrality rules mean, and what they will mean for the entertainment industry. Net Neutrality essentially means an open Internet where all traffic is equal, anyone can publish…

The first app built with BitTorrent Live distributed technology will bring P2P broadcast to mobile devices. Broadcast has left the studio. The 24 hour news cycle is something we bring with us, now: the breaking stories of our lives, passed along by phone. Mobile has changed the way we talk and listen. We’re looking to…

The Oscar-nominated BitTorrent Bundle film inspires a global movement. The Act of Killing addresses an act of genocide largely unknown in the West, and unacknowledged at home, in Indonesia. Our collective amnesia is the true legacy of dictatorship. This film challenges a regime to remember a 1965 massacre. What happens next is unforgettable.

Moby’s innocents Bundle is the Internet’s most downloaded torrent, and other true stories from BitTorrent in 2013. 2013 will go down as the year of twerk; Buzzfeed-ification and binge-viewing. Bear with us: this changes everything about art. Really. And here’s why.

Directors of the Oscar-shortlisted film use BitTorrent Bundle to distribute and preserve Indonesian death squad testimony. Download the Bundle here. From 1965 to 1966, more than a million Indonesians were massacred by the country’s newly installed right-wing dictatorship. The death squad remained in power. And mass murder became a cultural punchline: a party joke, a…


Pretty Lights gets GRAMMY nod, gives back to fans with a new BitTorrent Bundle. Pretty Lights regularly draws crowds of thousands of fans to his shows. He’s been described as the future of not just electronica, but of digital music. And he’s just been nominated for a 2013 GRAMMY award. Until this year, he’d never…