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Recent fuzz about the tracker

Friday, March 4th, 2011

There is some fuzz about our tracker in the recent days. Some people claim that the Chaos Computer Club started a tracker which, in their terms, is the successor of And they all got it so wrong. First of all, the Chaos Computer Club is running their own BitTorrent trackers for a really long [...]

Norwegian State TV Launches its own BitTorrent Tracker using opentracker

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

We are proud to announce that the Norwegian State TV Launches its own BitTorrent Tracker and they are using the opentracker software! Maybe we will get a barrel of norwegian beer some day? Seems like the Norwegian State TV has understood what their viewers want, to quote Torrentfreak: “NRK understands that the traditional distribution methods [...]

Going social

Friday, December 28th, 2007

This topic is only for our German readers, sorry ’bout that. Wir sind nun auch audio-visuell in Erscheinung getreten und haben unser opentracker-Projekt und Bittorrent im Allgemeinen in einem Chaos Radio Express mit Tim und einem Talk über opentracker auf dem 24C3 vorgestellt. Wenn es das Video gibt, reichen wir den Link nach. Update: So [...]

On fake-torrents

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

From a recent mail we received: im sick of seeing your tracker host malicious files. im sick of seeing your tracker on the top pages of indexing sites. you are a disgrace. seeing your tracker on any torrent means to the non-nub BT community that it contains malicious files. you allow your uploaders to prey [...]

The 5 Most Popular BitTorrent Trackers

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

How nice, we got ranked third in The 5 Most Popular BitTorrent Trackers ranking on! (yes we know, some peers and torrents are from peer-inflation) There is a nice interview with the guys from SUMOtracker too! Kudos to all the tracker admins out there, keep up your good work! Oh and thanks to torrentfreak [...]

News from PeerGuardian and Bluetack

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Fakhir (Phoenixlabs staff member) pointed out that: PhoenixLabs (PeerGuardian publishers) don’t publish or have any control over what is or is not included in the IP lists. So its not PeerGuardians fault, they just use the blacklist of bluetack. So bluetack compiles the blocklist and everyone else just trusts them blindly, thanks for pointing that [...]

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