Going BitTorrent Settles FrostWires FTC Charges

The popular file-sharing application FrostWire has settled its dispute with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

The FTC accused FrostWire of disregarding the privacy of its users, by not making it clear enough that their files are publicly shared when downloads are finished. By turning FrostWire into a BitTorrent-only client the company was able to swiftly settle the charges and avoid a lengthy court battle.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/going-bittorrent-settles-frostwires-ftc-charges-111011/

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