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21 news items

 
Digiday
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:09:41 -0700

But the company would like to argue that that is an unfair characterization; rather, the BitTorrent protocol is in fact an ideal marketing platform for brands and publishers. This is the idea behind its latest pitch, anyway. BitTorrent — which is used ...
 
PCWorld
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:45:00 -0700

The BitTorrent protocol isn't just for pirates, it's also a great way to legally download indie documentaries, music, and open source software such as Linux distributions or the Tor Browser. The problem with torrents is that you may across something ...

TechCrunch

PC Magazine
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:02:37 -0700

BitTorrent Sync, which has been in an alpha state of release since April 2013, replicates the core objective of cloud-based file syncing, but without ever storing your data on any servers. The service uses the same peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol that ...

TorrentFreak

TorrentFreak
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:35:00 -0700

New research reveals that BitTorrent swarms can be slowed down significantly by malicious peers. Depending on the number of seeders and the clients they use, download times can be increased by 1000%. The attacks are possible through an exploit of the ...
 
Stixs News
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:56:15 -0700

During 1999, Bram Cohen, the developer of BitTorrent protocol has declared in the Technology Activit's Agenda that he has been committed to digital piracy and other things. When we compare his current message to what he stated before, how we can ...
 
Ghacks Technology News
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:16:01 -0700

Direct connections between users are used by the Bittorrent protocol by default. This means that whenever you load a torrent in a client like uTorrent, seeders and users downloading the torrent as well connect to your device directly to transfer data ...
 
International Business Times
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:11:09 -0700

To ensure privacy, Tox adds encryption to its instant messaging capabilities and will connect users directly, much like a BitTorrent protocol. The peer-to-peer connection will eliminate the need for servers hosted by the Tox team, which means there is ...
 
Law360 (subscription)
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:02:20 -0700

“The infringing Amazon systems and methods include without limitation web services and other products and services that use or are configured to use peer-to-peer file distribution protocols such as, but not limited to, the BitTorrent protocol,” the ...
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