Torrenting may be one of the most controversial things online, but it hasn’t gone away and won’t do so any time soon. Now, you may even be able to earn crypto while seeding torrents.
BitTorrent, the world’s leading name in peer to peer file sharing, has created its own cryptocurrency. It is planning to make use of its crypto by enabling users to buy, sell, and trade in order to obtain faster download speeds. In a similar manner, users can earn crypto while seeding torrents.
This move is a logical step as BitTorrent was acquired by cryptocurrency company TRON last year. This means that the new cryptocurrency, dubbed BitTorrent token, is TRC-10 compatible, making use of the TRON blockchain.
This is significant not only because of the possibility to earn crypto while doing practically nothing but because it combines two distinct decentralized technology applications –