BitTorrent Caves To Movie Studios

Owners of the popular downloading software BitTorrent have settled with major movie studios over downloading policies. “The agreement requires 30-year-old software designer Bram Cohen to prevent his Web site,, from locating pirated versions of popular movies, effectively frustrating people who search for illegal copies of films. BitTorrent must remove Web links leading to illegal content owned by the seven studios that are members of the Motion Picture Association of America.”