BitTorrent

Known as: Bittorent, Web seeding, BitTorrent (protocol) 
BitTorrent is a communications protocol of peer-to-peer file sharing ("P2P") which is used to distribute data and electronic files over the Internet… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Recently, it has been reported that certain access ISPs are surreptitiously blocking their customers from uploading data using… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Peer-to-peer protocols play an increasingly instrumental role in Internet content distribution. It is therefore important to gain… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications such as BitTorrent ignore traffic costs at ISPs and generate a large amount of cross-ISP traffic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In recent years, BitTorrent has emerged as a very scalable peer-to-peer file distribution mechanism. While early measurement and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper assesses BitTorrent’s robustness against selfish peers, who try to download more than their fair share by abusing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
While it is well-known that BitTorrent is vulnerable to selfish behavior, this paper demonstrates that even entire files can be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Existing studies on BitTorrent systems are single-torrent based, while more than 85% of all peers participate in multiple… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Of the many P2P file-sharing prototypes in existence, BitTorrent is one of the few that has managed to attract millions of users… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In recent years, BitTorrent has emerged as a very popular and scalable peer-to-peer file distribution mechanism. It has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Popular content such as software updates is requested by a large number of users. Traditionally, to satisfy a large number of… (More)
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