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BitTorrent Tokens: The Last Minute Christmas Gift, Now Extortionate on eBay

Opinion Earlier this year BitTorrent Inc. released a new version of uTorrent that promised to reward seeders with BitTorrent Tokens (BTT). We have seen no credible reports of people earning these tokens at scale but there’s another way to obtain them. Opportunists are selling them on eBay for massively extortionate prices through mining contracts, which […]

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Anti-Virus Vendors Flag uTorrent and BitTorrent as a “Threat” Again

News The popular BitTorrent client uTorrent is currently being flagged as a threat by several anti-virus tools. The issue affects the desktop client as well as the Web version and the BitTorrent Mainline client. According to the anti-virus vendors, the flags were likely triggered by bundled advertisements or other unwanted software. After the TRON acquisition, […]