[bittorrent] DHT specifications - info about leechers
alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 16:03:35 EDT 2007
And why would you want to do that at the tracker level? There are many
reasons why a client could legitimately have downloaded 1 gig and uploaded
nothing, such as being the only leecher on a specific torrent which has 100
On 4/17/07, Adrian Ulrich <torrent at blinkenlights.ch> wrote:
> > no, i am talking of identifying leechers -
> -> 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.
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