BitTorrent partners with studio to make more original, exclusive video content

BitTorrent has had ambitions to be a player in the content space for some time now. The company’s BitTorrent Bundles currently offer a variety of movies and music — most of which are smaller, independent releases, but the company also works with high-profile studios and artists like Sony Pictures Classics, Universal, Madonna, and Thom Yorke, the latter of whom put out his most recent solo album on BitTorrent this past fall. And like any good digital content distribution company, BitTorrent is also getting into the practice of distributing original content — last summer, the company announced that it would launch an original sci-fi pilot called Children of the Machine for free, followed by seven more episodes if 250,000 users paid $ 9.95…

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