The Pirate Bay Sees a Future Without BitTorrent
Oct 31, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."