Hello,

We noticed you're browsing in private or incognito mode.

To continue reading this article, please exit incognito mode or log in.

Not an Insider? Subscribe now for unlimited access to online articles.

Simson Garfinkel

A View from Simson Garfinkel

Research on BitTorrent --- It Ain't Dead Yet (hardly)

Monkeymethods.org has published a fascinating report on BitTorrent that looks at the distribution of content and download power, in light of the recent legal attacks on the network. The report notes that a small number of sites are responsible for…

  • January 12, 2005

Monkeymethods.org has published a fascinating report on BitTorrent that looks at the distribution of content and download power, in light of the recent legal attacks on the network. The report notes that a small number of sites are responsible for the majority of download bandwidth. Nevertheless, the network has been quite resistant to the current attacks to shut it down.

Want more award-winning journalism? Subscribe to Insider Basic.
  • Insider Basic {! insider.prices.basic !}*

    {! insider.display.menuOptionsLabel !}

    Six issues of our award winning print magazine, unlimited online access plus The Download with the top tech stories delivered daily to your inbox.

    See details+

    Print Magazine (6 bi-monthly issues)

    Unlimited online access including all articles, multimedia, and more

    The Download newsletter with top tech stories delivered daily to your inbox

/3
You've read of three free articles this month. for unlimited online access. You've read of three free articles this month. for unlimited online access. This is your last free article this month. for unlimited online access. You've read all your free articles this month. for unlimited online access. You've read of three free articles this month. for more, or for unlimited online access. for two more free articles, or for unlimited online access.