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Burnbit

[Creates a torrent out of any web-accessible file, posts it for the world to see][link]. As a prerequisite for this being 2010, they have an embed code as well, which (sadly) creates it’s own HTML attributes. I think `Burnbit_file` is going to be a hard sell to the HTML5 Working Group, guys.

[link]: http://burnbit.com/ “Burnbit – BitTorrent for every file”

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Mininova Goes Legit, Removes All (Possibly) Copyright-infringing Torrents

As a result of the [recent court case against the site][case], they’ve [removed all torrents not registered on the site by the copyright holder][link].

[link]: http://blog.mininova.org/articles/2009/11/26/mininova-limits-its-activities-to-content-distribution-service/ “Mininova limits its activities to Content Distribution service at Mininova blog”
[case]: http://blog.mininova.org/articles/2009/08/26/mininova-considers-appealing-in-brein-case/ “ruling of the Court of Utrecht”