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US: BitTorrent inventor walks away after TRON acquisition

 |  August 20, 2018

BitTorrent inventor, Bram Cohen, appears to have quietly left BitTorrent after its acquisition by TRON earlier this month.

Specialized media outlet, TorrentFreak reported that Bram Cohen has severed ties with BitTorrent, the company that he founded in 2004, after inventing and launching his Torrent protocol three years earlier.

There has been no official announcement from TRON or the BitTorrent inventor on this development. TorrentFreak received an auto-response after trying to reach out to Cohen’s BitTorrent email, it became clear that the address was no longer active.

Cohen later confirmed that he is no longer involved with TRON, meaning that BitTorrent’s integration with Justin Sun’s blockchain ecosystem will go on without its founder.

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