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Mark Cuban’s post expressing his reservations about the BitTorrent protocol was bound to draw some responses from the passionate peer-to-peer community. Our guest contributor Janko thinks he might have one good point, at least. TorrentFreak wrote a measured response. And this week, BitTorrent creator and CEO […]

Mark Cuban’s post expressing his reservations about the BitTorrent protocol was bound to draw some responses from the passionate peer-to-peer community. Our guest contributor Janko thinks he might have one good point, at least. TorrentFreak wrote a measured response. And this week, BitTorrent creator and CEO Bram Cohen wrote a less measured response.

But now Cuban seems to have nothing better to do with his time than troll blog comments! He mixed it up with that BitTorrent fanboys at TorrentFreak, and really got into it with Bram Cohen. In other words, it’s a multi-mbillionaire versus the uber-geek in a nerdfight on LJ! Screw football, this is what I’ll be watching this weekend.

  1. My money’s on Cuban …

    Bittorent’s Long tail content doesnt work well with p2p :P

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  2. this is kinda insignificant but cuban is a multi-’b’ilionaire.

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  3. Billions are multiples of millions, right?

    I noted that when I was editing, but then thought, how do I know what exactly he is worth anyway?

    Just checked around now and it seems like at least one billion, but maybe not multi-billion. Drop a line if you know better.

    Liz

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  4. Whatever Cuban is worth, its more billions than I have, so my bet is totally on him. Go Mark ;-)

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  5. [...] and repentance aside, this makes for an interesting follow up to the drama between Bram Cohen and Mark Cuban. Cuban is an investor in Red Swoosh, and was presumably in a position to know that they were [...]

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  6. [...] by a Bernstein Research report that’s not publicly available, the cranky Cuban (who’s often blogged about his dissatisfaction with web video) quotes Bernstein analyst Craig Moffett, Five [...]

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