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BitTorrent has always been a strong advocate of open internet values. We believe in an internet that is free of restrictions, censorship, and supports free speech. Today we donated $10,000 to Donatefornetneutrality.com, which will help efforts to mobilize the community to contact their Congress members who have the power to protect net neutrality. We urge…

We are proud to announce that µTorrent Web surpassed 1,000,000 daily active  users. Having officially launched our Web-based torrent streaming client  last month, we saw a sharp increase in adoption of µTorrent Web in the  late stages of the beta through the full release. µTorrent Web helps  users quickly download and play torrent files, including the…

We are happy to unveil more details about Project Atlas which will pave the future of content distribution and connect the BitTorrent peer-to-peer network and its 100 million monthly active users to the TRON blockchain network. Using a set of BitTorrent protocol extensions, a custom token, and an in-client token economy to address existing limitations, we…

µTorrent Web is a Web-based torrent client for Windows that meets the streaming demands of today’s users. Available for Windows across all major browsers, µTorrent Web makes it possible to quickly download and play torrent files inside the browser.  When we first started the project, our vision was to build a torrent client with simplicity…

As the pioneer of the most popular decentralized p2p communications protocol, BitTorrent is proud to have been elected as a Super Representative by the TRON community.  We acknowledge that a decentralized internet needs a foundation where DApp development can flourish on the TRON platform.  As a Super Representative elected by the TRON community, our role…

The collaboration between BitTorrent and TRON is sure to contribute to an internet that is better and brighter. We are proud to become a candidate for the TRON Super Representative. BitTorrent hopes to share in a great revolution — to make the internet more democratic, free and decentralized, which we know is at the very heart of…

We are excited to announce that TRON has officially closed its acquisition of BitTorrent. BitTorrent has more than 100 million active users worldwide, and has one of the top-rated apps on Google Play and other products, including BitTorrent Play (iOS), uTorrent Web, and desktop clients for PC and Mac. BitTorrent will continue operating from TRON’s…

User Message

Our attention has been drawn to the news items that have appeared in the past few weeks speculating about a change in BitTorrent’s business model. We wish to reiterate that BitTorrent has no plans to change what we do or charge for the services we provide. We have no plans to enable mining of cryptocurrency…

The net neutrality repeal goes into effect today, however the fight is not over.  Using the Congressional Review Act (CRA), elected officials in Congress can overrule the FCC repeal.  As net neutrality principles show strong support among Republicans, Democrats and Independents, there is a reasonable chance this can still happen.  And because midterm elections are just around the…