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Toronto-based hip-hop band becomes the first to make BTC via FrostWire

Posted on 23rd March, 2014

BitTorrent client FrostWire made news late last year when it introduced a plan to enable artists to embed bitcoin payment addresses into their uploads, providing a simple means to pay the artist directly. That functionality was included in the latest FrostWire update, 5.7.1, released yesterday. The payment integration includes support for litecoin, dogecoin and PayPal […]

Frostwire integrates Bitcoin payments into BitTorrent client … to fight piracy?

Posted on 1st March, 2014

As one of the most well-known BitTorrent clients, FrostWire is used to claims that it helps to foster online piracy. So when the developers announced an experimental mechanism to allow users to donate Bitcoins to torrent sharers, it was only natural for the community to assume that this was to allow the monetization of digital […]