March 10, 2006

BitTorrent vs. MPAA


Created by Jessica Janner
BitTorrent is the latest peer-to-peer file sharing application. It's use has been controversial because it can be used to download copyrighted media. BitTorrent is especially powerful for downloading large files like movies. The Motion Picture Association of America has been fighting to shut down many sites using BitTorrent to download pirated films. This podcast helps you understand what BitTorrent, discover why people use it, and its impact on media distribution.

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  • Interesting format. Never have done a net-along tour before. Might be an interesting way to explain these technologies to people that are not as tech savvy.

    By Anonymous Jonathan, at 1:46 AM