[bittorrent] Open letter to the BBC

Konstantin 'Kosta' Welke kosta at fillibach.de
Mon Jun 20 02:06:01 EDT 2005


>> previous post
>> suggested to limit access to the BT trackers - it means proprietary BT  
>> and proprietary BT client. Because if BBC lets Azureus clients to  
>> connect

> Flat wrong. There are plenty of ways to do this. The simplest is to
> simply limit access to the .torrent file. Without the hashes, a client
> cannot connect to the swarm (and you're not going to guess them).

Chinese Wall.
Now that would be great because just any BBC user could take that file
and post it to a popular website.

> Further
> the request URL can be one that has an embedded key, also easily allowing
> the tracker to control access to the swarm.

Okay, this one I dont understand.

But:
Isnt there something like a user/pass-extension for bt?

Kosta



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