Monthly Archives: June 2012

Safety for Safety’s Sake


The very, very short version of this post: we’re improving our security to make users even more safe than they were before. Everything is perfectly up to standard now; this is just a proactive move to make things even more secure.

Hypothetical scenario:  You have a (completely healthy) obsession with a delightful, animated open-source film.  For the purposes of this blog post, we’ll call this film “Big Buck Bunny”. Let’s say you’ve downloaded the torrent and want to load it on to your iPad so that you can watch that movie anywhere. What do you do? …


What does 24 hours of people checking in on BitTorrent and µTorrent look like? See the video above – this represents client check-ins with our servers from the 60 million torrent clients we had out there in January, last year (we’re growing our user base, day by day – so we’ll be able to bring…