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    Researchers To Release an Anonymous BitTorrent Client

    Researchers at Delft University of Technology have taken up the ambitious challenge of creating a BitTorrent client which secures the privacy of its users. Their Tribler client is already completely decentralized, meaning it will still work even in the event that all BitTorrent sites are shut down. Anonymity is the next big step in its evolution. “We’re going to take Internet privacy to the next level,” the lead researcher says about the upcoming release.

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    interesting read this else where earlier over net cant see it lasting if being honest utorrent will always rise above

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    This is exciting! If there's a group that could really pull this off, it's these guys. Check out these quotes from the article:

    Talking to TorrentFreak, Pouwelse explained that the idea is to add a proxy layer where proxies act as “caches” of content. This can hugely improve downloads speeds, but also makes BitTorrent downloads more private.
    The Triber team has been perfecting the technology for years and it’s expected to be released in two or three months.
    The torrenting community will be watching this closely. With ISPs and governments becoming more strict, privacy is very important. And, if it brings equal or higher speeds, I could see an exodus from traditional BitTorrent.

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