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Re: Quick Bittorent Explanation and why you should care…

By Deirdré Straughan | =?iso-8859-1?q?Deirdr=E9_Straughan?= <lists@...> | deirdrebs2002
November 23, 2004 | Post #1940 | Topic #1891

Amen, brother! As long as one individual/organization is holding the purse= strings and/or the cable, we're never guaranteed that what we post will al= ways be available. Or that we can post whatever we want. best regards, De= irdr=E9 Straughan http://www.straughan.com --- In videoblogging@yahoogro= ups.com, "Jack Hodgson" <reg008@d...> wrote: > > The Internet Archives is = a great service and resource, and I salute & > support them. But there's an= important virtue to systems like Bit > Torrent: They're distributed. > > = As was mentioned, the distributed nature is good for sharing the > server b= urden, but it also make for additional security. > > Not having everything= stored in a "centralized" server means that if > there's an outage at that= server, or if it's "attacked", the material > is still safe and available.= > > This is an important thing not only from a technical viewpoint, but >= from a political one too. > > -- Jack Hodgson, http://www.techpopuli.net