Another Legitimate Project from BitTorrentAdded: Friday, May 17th, 2013
Category: Bit Torrent Freedom > The Industries Of Records, Gaming, Software, Movies
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, www.extrattorrent.com, 2013
BitTorrent Inc. keeps trying to confirm its intentions to legitimize P2P. A few days ago, the company announced the workings on a new project called “BitTorrent Bundle”. This is supposed to be a place for people to access a new .torrent format (including free content), as well as for content creators to promote and profit from their creations.
It seems to be the season of innovation for BitTorrent Inc., as the company is rolling one project after the other. All of the new features are for the sake of not only BitTorrent community, but also for the entertainment industry. Another attempt to push the P2P technology towards legitimacy resulted in Bundle Alpha – a web-based project aiming at uniting the two sides into a buffer zone. It is supposed to provide with a different type of torrent, at the same time promoting and selling for artists.
The new project has already been put to the test – BitTorrent shook hands with a popular music label Ultra (used by David Guetta, DJ Tiesto, deadmau5, and Calvin Harris). The companies offered a torrent bundle containing behind-the-scenes music, videos, and a “digital tour booklet” from Kaskade, a well-known electronic music band. The idea is to provide content creators with the tools to publish into the ecosystem on their own. To reach this goal, BitTorrent created a new kind of torrent – the gated torrent.
As you know, BitTorrent’s community is very impressive – around 170 million users all over the world, and it consists not just of pirates, but also people willing to find and pay for legitimate content. The entertainment industry for some reason fails to realize that BitTorrent has more than 2 million pieces of licensed and legitimate content available in its ecosystem.
Although it is a known fact that BitTorrent technology is exploited as part of a stack of technologies used for piracy, as a standalone tool it isn’t good for it, as it doesn’t allow ripping CDs or capturing movies on camcorders, nor does it host content infringing on copyright or index it, point to it or promote it. Obviously, all of those things happen outside of BitTorrent.
Bundle works almost the same as uTorrent or the BitTorrent client, but it is more than just a web-based file-sharing platform. Instead, it is also a bridge towards legitimate/premium content. You manage that content is entirely up to you and the author – for instance, in Kaskade’s case, you will be asked to provide your an e-mail address, with the alternatives including pay gates and links to Netflix or iTunes.
May 17th,2013Posted by:
Friday, May 17th, 2013
|@1 er, I take it you're not to fond of indians then......|
|@1 = bigot|
|posted by (2013-05-18 08:07:23)|
|some things we do by the force of spirit and thats fine, and after that we think that we can do something else - wrong|
|posted by (2013-05-18 12:09:50)|
|It'll be interesting to see how this pans out. For the record, Kaskade isn't a band, he's a dance music producer and dj.|
|posted by (2013-05-18 21:16:57)|
|thats mean im indian and didnt do anything wrong|
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