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BitTorrent’s new version is easier, better and well simpler. In other words, it is trackerless which essentially means “that anyone with a website and an Internet connection can host a BitTorrent download.” The torrent tracking tasks instead of the server, are now off loaded to the […]

BitTorrent’s new version is easier, better and well simpler. In other words, it is trackerless which essentially means “that anyone with a website and an Internet connection can host a BitTorrent download.” The torrent tracking tasks instead of the server, are now off loaded to the client. Downside, well not for users, for MPAA maybe. Many times downloads can kill you with high bandwidth bills. However with the new version, well website operators can simply use the efficient download paradigm of Bit Torrent and can get “broadcast TV” economics working for them. Download Windows version 4.1.0 beta here.

  1. While the “official” BT client now includes the ability for a torrent to be trackerless Azureus beat Bram to the punch with their latest version of their engine, which was released a couple weeks ago.

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  2. [...] Torrent and can get “broadcast TV” economics working for them. … Bron:Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » download BitTorrent 4.1.0 [...]

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  3. [...] Torrent and can get “broadcast TV” economics working for them. … Bron:Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » download BitTorrent 4.1.0 [...]

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  4. [...] Torrent and can get “broadcast TV” economics working for them. … Bron:Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » download BitTorrent 4.1.0 [...]

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  5. Scott,

    good point. man i somehow blacked out on that one. thanks for the pointer, and if possible send me an alert if you see anything cool in the torrent space

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  6. [...] · Filed under Internet, BitTorrent, Open Source Saw this via the Broadband Blog this morning. I downloaded the new beta bittorrent client yesterday, com [...]

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  7. [...] ever, is much simpler, allowing anyone with a website to host a BitTorrent download. Via: Om Malik’s Broadband Blog Permalink | [...]

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  8. [...] ever, is much simpler, allowing anyone with a website to host a BitTorrent download. Via: Om Malik’s Broadband Blog Permalink | [...]

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  9. [...] ever, is much simpler, allowing anyone with a website to host a BitTorrent download. Via: Om Malik’s Broadband Blog Permalink | [...]

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  10. More Hyperdistribution

    Building on last night’s meandering, late-night post, today I got some exciting news. Dave Winer graciously points to Om Malik’s news about the new BitTorrent which features trackerless serving. Maybe it’s time for me to ditch my co…

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