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BitTorrent Search


BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen is about to launch an advertising-supported search engine dedicated to indexing the thousands of files available over his protocol. Copyright lawyers are ready to pounce:

But in the end, the content industries may find the BitTorrent search engine too useful to mess with. "The copyright owners can now identify the most-trafficked materials that are infringing their copyrights and go after them in a more efficient way," says Lemley. "It's kind of ironic."

Read the Wired article