Harvard Teams Up With Dutch Colleagues to Use Bandwidth as Global Currency

October 2007
SWE Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p69
The article reports on the collaboration between computer scientists at Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and colleagues from the Netherlands to use a free download peer-to-peer video-sharing application to explore the use of bandwidth as a global currency in electronic commerce. The application is an enhanced version of a program called Tribler accessible at the Web site http://tv.seas.harvard.edu. Such application was used by researchers due to its flexibility, speed and reliability.


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