The record attempt was started just after midnight UK time, on July 1st (approx 1 hour ago, at time of writing) and hopes to reach it's target within a week. Graham, who came up with the attempt, was curious as to just how big a swarm could get, as well as for the main reason of records - to have the person responsible immortalised, even if only briefly, and the initial advertisment was via the UK Pirate Party IRC channel.
[19:08.41] <Jigsy> Anyone interested in a little brainchild of mine?The content can be downloaded from the above link, or by using this Magnet URI
[19:09.16] <Jigsy> http://jigsy.ath.cx/World_Record_For_Most_Seeds_[28A493EE].jpg.torrent
[19:09.19] <Jigsy> Download, seed, that's it
(Times in US Eastern).
(requires utorrent or similar, will not work with Vuze - If you need some help using a magnet URI, then watch this video)
More mirrors are available here
I'll keep you posted on how it's going.
|The image file in the torrent|