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Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

Posted on February 8th, 2012 at 15:33 by John Sinteur in category: Intellectual Property -- Write a comment


While the file-sharing ecosystem is currently filled with uncertainty and doubt, researchers at Delft University of Technology continue to work on their decentralized BitTorrent network. Their Tribler client doesn’t require torrent sites to find or download content, as it is based on pure peer-to-peer communication. “The only way to take it down is to take the Internet down,” the lead researcher says.

  1. Skynet? Is it self aware yet?

  2. It still has some central nodes, but looks promising.
    However, with no central checking it will be a heaven for malware spreading – that’s one thing that needs some serious consideration: how to protect our machines?

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