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What is a torrent?

By January 3, 2009

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Today, we're going to talk about one of the Web's biggest crazes: torrents.

Torrents, also known as bittorrents, are part of an extremely popular peer to peer file distribution system used for transferring large files within a large network of people. You can use torrents to download books, movies, television shows, games, and a whole lot more. Torrents take some getting used to, but today, I'm going to give you a free pass to Torrents 101.

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February 9, 2011 at 10:35 pm
(1) Bob says:

Isn’t torrenting illegal?
I know someone who was investigated by the FBI for something like that.

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