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BitTorrent

(ˈbɪtˌtɒrənt)
n
(Telecommunications) trademark a file transfer protocol which enables users to upload and download large files on the internet in the form of software, games, film, video, music, etc, from other users rather than from a central server
[C21: from bit3 (sense 1) + torrent, the name used in this system for a file that allows the data to be downloaded]
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He offered the pirates help on The Pirate Bay, posting a link to a bug fix on the site.
A Pirate Bay clone is said to be "online and fully functioning" after a police raid in Sweden shut the site down last week.
Swedish subsidiaries of prominent music and film companies had taken The Pirate Bay to court claiming damages for lost revenue.
A co-founder of the Swedish file-sharing website, The Pirate Bay, has been arrested in Thailand, police said on Tuesday, after he tried to cross into the country from neighbouring Laos.
A Data of the site administrators, provided to TorrentFreak, shows that since 2011, the traffic to The Pirate Bay has doubled.
19 ( ANI ): Newly revealed documents leaked by former NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed American and British spy agencies targeted WikiLeaks and Pirate Bay since 2008.
For instance, after the Hollywood-funded anti-piracy group, BREIN, claimed victory against The Pirate Bay--perhaps the world's most prominent BitTorrent protocol site--Dutch internet provider "XS4A11" announced that BitTorrent traffic actually increased after The Pirate Bay blockade was introduced.
Just a few weeks after the State blocked access to the Pirate Bay music and movie download site, the Government is claiming it can't censor internet content.
ISLAMABAD -- Torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents, Torrentz, Extra Torrent and Mininova have officially been blocked by ISPs in Pakistan in a censoring effort.
Echoing a prank from 2007, the Pirate Bay on Monday claimed the site was now being hosted in North Korea at that government's invitation.
The High Court has slammed the doors on The Pirate Bay file-sharing site, but blocking the internet isn't as simple as that.
THE High Court has ordered five internet service providers to block access to the world's largest illegal file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.