[bittorrent] DHT specifications - info about leechers

Adrian Ulrich torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Tue Apr 17 15:16:19 EDT 2007


> no, i am talking of identifying leechers - http://isp.webopedia.com/TERM/L/leech.html

-> A tracker can not identify leechers itself. A client can simply fake
  his own uploaded/downloaded statistic. This is trivial to do.

-> DHT does not support statistics (uploaded/downloaded are not send
  while announcing)

-> The unchoking algorithm itself will punish leechers.


Regards,
 Adrian





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