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Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Warner Brothers Plans to Begin Distribution of Product Using BitTorrent

Warner Brothers has announced it will begin using BitTorrent's peer to peer technology to distribute movies and tv shows via the Internet in an attempt to attract viewers who might otherwise opt for illegal copies of its products. BitTorrent helped popularize the trading of such copies. Read more in Gary Gentile's article here. Read more about the deal between WB and BitTorrent in a press release here.

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