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Bit torrent, a peer-to-peer application

        

Bit torrent, a peer-to-peer application

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This presentation differentiates between client-server applications and peer-to-peer applications. We use Bit Torrent as an example of a peer-to-peer application, and show how to use it to find and download files. We also discuss legitimate and illegitimate uses of Bit Torrent, copyright and Creative Commons.
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 10, 2014
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Submitter: Larry Press
Keywords: client-server, Creative Commons, BitTorrent, download, copyright, peer-to-peer, finding and downloading files with Bit Torrent

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 1
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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