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BitTorrent's bold new proposition: A paywall and crowdfunding

LOS ANGELES – This might be the latest twist on crowdfunding – or the Web equivalent of seeking a ransom.

BitTorrent, a purveyor of file-sharing technology that is widely used to gain free access to music and films, has come up with a bold proposition for its tens of millions of daily users: Spend $9.95 to help finance a planned new science fiction series and gain viewing rights to its eight episodes. 1,013 more words

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Tesla Cars, Space Technology, And BitTorrent: Why Monopolies Suck

By Rick Falkvinge | June 16, 2014 | Torrent Freak

This Week’s Most Exciting News In Technology Was Undoubtedly That Tesla Cars Declares That All Their Patent Monopolies Are Free For Anyone To Use. 858 more words

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