P2P: The Future of Networking?


The growth of video distribution and the rise of rich virtual worlds on the Internet threaten to overwhelm the system’s capacity. Best known as a tool for software and content pirates, peer-to-peer networking allows limited bandwidth to be used more effectively and could give the Net greater resiliency. Could a technology that was cast as a villain in the Internet’s past come back to save it? Klaus Mochalski, Ipoque Roger Dingledine, The Tor Project Robert Morris, MIT Peter Wayner

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May 8, 2017

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