"Researchers have developed file sharing software that doubles
peer-to-peer (P2P) transfer speeds by identifying nearby
"The software is called Ono, and has been deployed for the
Azureus BitTorrent P2P file-sharing client.
"Ono is open source and does not demand the deployment of
additional infrastructure. Since it was made freely and publicly
available in March 2007, the software has been downloaded by more
than 150,000 users..."