Tuesday, December 21, 2004
This guy created innovative online file-sharing software called BitTorrent.
This year BitTorrent has grown rapidly. Cachelogic, a research company reports that BitTorrents now account for more than a third of all traffic on the Internet. That's big.
The program owes its popularity in part to its immunity to industry attempts to confound it with bogus decoy files, which have swamped some other networks. BitTorrent also allows for efficient and speedy downloads.
BitToorent has become has grown into a piracy problem the film industry is struggling to handle.
Bram, you're my hero.