World's Largest File Sharing Protocol, BitTorrent is Launching its Own Cryptocurrency on the Tron Network
January 04, 2019 6:45 PM Discuss BitTorrent, the world's largest peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol used to distribute data and electronic files over the internet is launching its very own cryptocurrency. The Singapore-based BitTorrent Foundation is issuing the new cryptocurrency called BitTorrent Token (BTT), which will run on the Tron network. Tron, a blockchain protocol and cryptocurrency project, acquired BitTorrent in June 2018. This acquisition made the founder of Tron, Justin Sun, the CEO of BitTorrent, which has over 100 million users. Per the press release, Sun had this to say: In one giant leap, we can introduce blockchain to hundreds of millions of users around the world and empower a new generation of content creators with the tools to distribute their content directly to others on the web.
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