March 2007
Network Dictionary;2007, p69
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A definition of the term "BitTorrent" is presented. It refers to a free, open source file-sharing application effective for distributing very large software and media files, developed BitTorrent Inc. It is designed to support simultaneous upload and download involving many people, sometimes called swarms. Torrents are sites using BitTorrent platform to host peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing.


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