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‘Netflix for pirates’ brings streaming video to BitTorrent users

10
Mar
2014

If Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus are any indication, torrenting isn’t quite the destructive force many groups have made it out to be. BitTorrent is a popular alternative to legal streaming, buying and renting, but the abundance of poor quality torrents coupled with the unfriendly method of acquiring movies and TV shows through BitTorrent has kept a majority of viewers glued to their TVs, browsers and tablets. If watching a ripped movie was as easy as logging into Netflix, would the tides turn in the favor of torrents? The creators of Popcorn Time want to find out. TorrentFreak has drawn our attention to what could be the most legitimate threat to the online rental and streaming services yet: Popcorn

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