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LegalTorrents Launches Copyright-Compliant Tracker 113

Posted by timothy
from the presumption-of-download dept.
drDugan writes "Many legitimate media providers are using Bittorrent to distribute content, but the recent Pirate Bay legal verdict and closures left many content downloads unavailable. Along with the ongoing legal issues at Mininova and other sites, options have been scarce for legitimate Bittorrent tracking service. Once a torrent is created with a tracker URL, that tracker has to stay running for normal distribution to continue. LegalTorrents.com has quietly launched a solution with three open Bittorent trackers for its members, including a fully automated, community-based flagging system to blacklist and immediately remove copyright-infringing content. Users submit SHA1 hash values for content with infringing materials. Site members can include and track their own published materials regardless of flagging."

Comment: Re:Mission Option: It already isn't.... (Score 1) 804

by CrimsonScythe (#29533429) Attached to: In 100 Years, Health Care Won't Be An Issue Because ...
Are you really saying you don't think eating is a basic human right? If so, do you really think that if someone loses their job and can't get a new one quickly enough, they should starve to death? If that's really your opinion, you're not only heartless but a downright sociopath.

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