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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users use the BitTorrent protocol to upload and download music,
It facilitates the easy download of content over the p2p bittorrent protocol.
I focus on the Netherlands in particular because it is an example of a nation that has successfully dealt with technological change and the advent of the BitTorrent protocol.
Finally, alert users of your Internet account to the dangers associated with downloading movies or other copyrighted content using the BitTorrent protocol, lest you receive a subpoena for something your teenager did, the lawyers said.
21 Even though the court did not order the site shut down completely and specifically sets out the activities from which the Defendants are enjoined, the nature of the isoHunt search engine and BitTorrent protocol technologies renders compliance with the injunction while maintaining the site practically impossible.
Podmailing mixes a very simple and lightweight email application (Windows XP/Vista & MacOS X) with a centralized infrastructure for high quality of service - Podmailing is 100% compatible with the BitTorrent protocol - Podmailing infrastructure is entirely virtual, based on Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) and Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) - Podmailing software is not required in order to receive files, they can also be downloaded straight from any browser, or using any BitTorrent client - Our network is not closed, it is open to other clients and servers - Podmailing has no size limit Louis Choquel, creator of Podmailing(R) and CEO of zSlide(R) explains:
org gives access to the actual music via the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol.
We are the creators of the BitTorrent protocol and proponents of an open Internet.
The company is the creator of the BitTorrent protocol and is a proponent of an open Internet.
The BitTorrent protocol is more bandwidth efficient than HTTP because it taps the unutilized capacity of other computers, resulting in a reduced load on your server and faster downloads.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Today the Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge", is making over one million pieces of archived content available to the world via the BitTorrent protocol.
BitTorrent Certification enables consumer electronics manufacturers to leverage the speed of the BitTorrent protocol and key downloading, transcoding, sharing and media-shifting features.