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DLive Joins BitTorrent Ecosystem to Make Blockchain-Based Content Sharing Mainstream

News Peer-to-peer filesharing giant BitTorrent announced on Dec. 30 that DLive, the blockchain-based live streaming platform, will be joining its ecosystem. Through this partnership, DLive will bring peer-to-peer content sharing and live streaming capabilities to BitTorrent's 100 million mont..

Online Censorship Problems & The Promise of Decentralized Content Distribution

The Internet’s innate resilience to centralized information monopolies became evident in the mid-to-late 2000s as the failure of the merged conglomerate TimeWarner and AOL proved. Primarily due to the data-agnostic design of the Internet’s core protocols, its radicalism established that it was not ..

BitTorrent’s Decentralized File Sharing Protocol BTFS Launches Its Mainnet

News BitTorrent’s decentralized file sharing protocol BitTorrent File System (BTFS) has launched its mainnet. The project seeks to become what developers describe as “the world’s largest and first scalable decentralized storage system.” According to a blog post published on Oct. 1, BTFS released v..

BitTorrent to Begin Alpha Testing Blockchain-Based Streaming Platform

News Major file sharing company BitTorrent, a subsidiary of blockchain company Tron, is going to internally test its blockchain-based live streaming platform in Q3 2019. Platform overviewBitTorrent announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 27. According to the announcement, the streaming..

Tron Still Hasn’t Fully Paid for BitTorrent a Year On, Creator Claims

News BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has added to controversy swirling around Tron CEO Justin Sun by claiming he did not fully pay him for the streaming platform. Bram Cohen says last payment for BitTorrent still in escrowIn a series of tweets July 25, Cohen said that the proceeds from the sale of B..

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