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The Pirate Bay Sees a Future Without BitTorrent

Oct 31, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"The guys from The Pirate Bay are always working on interesting side-projects, but there is one in particular that's so significant, it might be the future of filesharing. For a while now, they have been working on a brand new protocol--which may come to replace BitTorrent in the near future.

"Why a new protocol? Well, the current BitTorrent protocol is developed and maintained by BitTorrent Inc. This company, founded by BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen, recently decided to close the source of some newer additions to the protocol. According to The Pirate Bay, this gives them too much power and influence..."

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