Looks like I wrote my article about the presidential candidates and their torrents a little too early. Obaba's acceptance speech has been getting thousands of downloads this weekend through various torrent sites. It's not quite as popular as on TV where the speech even topped the opening of the Olympics, but it's definitely noticeable.

pic of google trends for obama torrents

An EZTV torrent on Mininova has about 550 seeds right now, and Google Trends shows that searches for Obama torrents exploded in the last couple of days. Interest in McCain torrents also seems to be growing, but he is still not nearly as popular with BitTorrent users.

It will be interesting to see how this changes once McCain holds his acceptance speech. Right now, the most popular McCain torrent is still an appearance on Jay Leno's show.

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