BitTorrent ‘s Bram Cohen Patents Revolutionary Live Streaming Protocol

Earlier this month BitTorrent Live was unveiled to the public. The new protocol allows the public to send a video stream to millions of people, without having to invest in expensive bandwidth. Around the same time as BitTorrent Live was launched the underlying patent application was published online. In it, Cohen describes what makes the technology so unique and TorrentFreak caught up with BitTorrent’s creator to find out more. It took nearly half a decade before BitTorrent’s live stream service was released to the public. One of the main reasons is that it has been quite a challenge to make it work seamlessly. BitTorrent’s inventor is known for his passion for puzzles, and the streaming challenge is probably one of the most difficult puzzles he has solved to date…

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BitTorrent ‘s Bram Cohen Patents Revolutionary Live Streaming Protocol

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Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Net News

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