Plans and Pricing
Open Licensed Digital Media
March 26, 2010
[ClearBits] Name Change: ClearBits
Community Newsletter #5 - March 2010
Before we get to some exciting new details, we need to say a big
Thank You to everyone who has participated, shared, uploaded, and
downloaded over the years. Our servers continue to hum at 3 billion
cycles per second and will continue to do so. Sharing is caring
and so far you've collectively shared over 6 Petabytes with the world!
LegalTorrents has changed its name to ClearBits
(http://www.clearbits.net). ClearBits continues to provide
peer-to-peer distribution of open licensed media and datasets; we've
been doing this for over six years and will continue to do so.
As always, you can download everything we host at no cost.
*** Name Change ***
We have a long-standing commitment to clear and open licensing of
content and that position was not reflected in the LegalTorrents
name. Domains that include the word "torrent" are often blocked
online (by DNS providers), and blocked on site at many corporate
our name change.
*** Updated Links and Contact ***
Our new Twitter handle is @clearbits and you can follow us at
If you have online links to LegalTorrents.com, please update them to
point to ClearBits (http://www.clearbits.net). If you don't have any
links, please add one! Linking back to ClearBits.net is a very easy
way to support open media and it has a positive effect on all search
results for all our Content Creators.
You can now make suggestions and feedback through UserVoice,
making it easier for you to submit feedback and rank the priority of issues.
*** New Features ***
= The most popular 2-5% of listings in each media category are now
featured on the homepage.
= More updates are coming soon on the layout, content, and style of
the homepage, including thumbnails of popular featured content.
= Additional tools for Twitter integration. The homepage includes
recent Tweets about ClearBits. Soon, Content Creators can opt to
include a tweet through ClearBits when posting new content.
Follow us with @clearbits.
The ClearBits Team
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