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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 [...]

Opentracker running at ThePirateBay

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Today ThePirateBay switched the last tracker ( to opentracker. With the migration of to opentracker three weeks ago, now all their Bittorrent Tracker are running with our software (as you can see on their about page), Arrr! Of course you can take a look at the new tracker ( trackerstats-tpb145 to tpb149, trackerstats-tpb138 [...]

ThePirateBay is testing opentracker!

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

The famous Swedish Bittorrent-Site is currently working with us on testing our opentracker software for ThePirateBay! We are in the stage of tuning and feature adding. Our software is already running on four of the piratebay-trackers (,,, distributed with round-robin DNS over seven servers. Together they are handling nearly 17.000 hits/sec, serve [...]

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 [...] update

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

We don’t know if the people read this blog or got word through other channels, because our mail to them bounced, but they stopped using our tracker! Anyway, we appreciate this decision! We wish them the best with their own tracker and thanks for all the phish!

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