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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…

Ever wanted to see what is under the hood of BitTorrent?  Ever wanted to be the first in line to make your voice heard to help make our products better?  Today we are introducing a Beta Tester Program, and you are invited. The program allows our users to test new features, provide feedback on new…

BitTorrent has always been a staunch supporter of net neutrality.  If you are not familiar with the principle, it’s an idea that internet service providers should not discriminate based on user, content, website, application, IP address, device, protocol, and so on.  As an example, ISPs shouldn’t be able to intentionally block a Web site.  Or,…


On July 12, 2017, websites, Internet users, and online communities will come together to sound the alarm about the FCC’s attack on net neutrality. Learn how you can join the protest and spread the word at https://www.battleforthenet.com/july12/. Right now, new FCC Chairman and former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai has a plan to destroy net neutrality…

Last December, we asked independent artists to weigh in on the present and future of creative sustainability. Not surprising, creators identified direct-to-fan distribution as most significant digitally-driven change. 59% of artists said getting their work discovered is the biggest challenge they face in their own career, followed by fan outreach. Digital distribution lives and dies…

At BitTorrent, our goal is to build people-powered platforms for filmmakers, musicians, and more to share their stories. We’re committed to amplifying awesome, original, and outside voices. That’s why we’re stoked to announce that BitTorrent will be working with unique individuals who express themselves not necessarily on set or in the studio, but on the…