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Unformatted text preview: Developer: Bram Cohen  Peer to peer file sharing protocol  Allows fast downloading of large files  Uses minimum bandwidth  Tit-For-Tat system Leech : Someone who downloads files but does not share their own files.  Seed/Seeder : Someone's computer that has a 100% complete copy of the file to be downloaded.  Swarm : A massive group of computers constantly uploading and downloading the same file.  .torrent : Is a pointer file and directs you to the file to be downloaded  Tracker : The server that manages the transferring process. Find the file you wish to download.  A tracker will find seeds and peers with a portion of the file.  Next, the tracker will find a swarm.  Then the client software will trade pieces of the file with computers in the swarm....
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