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Torrents and Torrents from Internet Archive

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Date: Aug 08, 2012 - 07:49 AM
The Internet Archive has just started seeding torrents of an amazing amount of historical material: No really, over a million torrents.

The Internet Archive is now offering over 1,000,000 torrents including our live music concerts, the Prelinger movie collection, the librivox audio book collection, feature films, old time radio, lots and lots of books, and all new uploads from our patrons into Community collections (with more to follow).
I supported the original creation of BitTorrent because I believe in building technology to make it easy for communities to share what they have. The Archive is helping people to understand that BitTorrent isnt just for ephemeral or dodgy items that disappear from view in a short time. BitTorrent is a great way to get and share large files that are permanently available from libraries like the Internet Archive, said John Gilmore, founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
There is some really cool stuff in there. Take a look!

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