BitTorrent


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BitTorrent

(ˈbɪtˌtɒrənt)
n
(Telecommunications) trademark a file transfer protocol which enables users to upload and download large files on the internet in the form of software, games, film, video, music, etc, from other users rather than from a central server
[C21: from bit3 (sense 1) + torrent, the name used in this system for a file that allows the data to be downloaded]
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World Wrestling Entertainment's bread and butter has been feuds and targeting among its roster of wrestlers, but the company now has its own target for its ire: WWE fans on BitTorrent.
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BitTorrent, for so long the illegal downloader's method of choice for nabbing Game Of Thrones episodes ahead of their UK broadcast, has always struggled to shake off such shady associations.
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