[BitTorrent] Re: Reducing dependency on trackers

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Sat Aug 28 16:02:32 EDT 2004


> --- Gregorio Roper <gregorio at gmx.li> wrote:
>
> > dropnessence wrote:
>
> > > This also allows something to download from a swarm without talking to
> > the tracker first.
> > Yeah, so what?
>
> I think it would be very desirable for a file distributor to be able to
> control who can download the file.  It would also be desirable to have the

Just encrypt the file in that case and don't depend on BT for access
control.



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