BitTorrent signs an agreement to distribute content legally

The companies would offer content through the BitTorrent site, with most of the content in rental or download mode with limited rights. The contents that are television programs would only be available for purchase, it will not be possible to use the rental mode, according to BitTorrent representatives.

Audiovisual content providers include: 20th Century Fox, Kadokawa Pictures USA, MTV Networks, Lionsgate Entertainment, and Starz Media.

BitTorrent is a download software that allows the transmission of large files with a very high speed. In its beginnings it was used by millions of users to download and transfer videos and music illegally. But now the company has reached an agreement with the main distributors, with legitimate rights over said content, so that the products are legitimately available through legal downloads.