Re: Quick Bittorent Explanation and why you should care…

Amen, brother! As long as one individual/organization is holding the
purse=
strings and/or the cable, we're never guaranteed that what we
post will al=
ways be available. Or that we can post whatever we want.

best regards,
De=
irdr=E9 Straughan

http://www.straughan.com

— In videoblogging@yahoogro=
ups.com, "Jack Hodgson" <reg008@d…> wrote:
>
> The Internet Archives is =
a great service and resource, and I salute &
> support them. But there's an=
important virtue to systems like Bit
> Torrent: They're distributed.
>
> =
As was mentioned, the distributed nature is good for sharing the
> server b=
urden, but it also make for additional security.
>
> Not having everything=
stored in a "centralized" server means that if
> there's an outage at that=
server, or if it's "attacked", the material
> is still safe and available.=

>
> This is an important thing not only from a technical viewpoint, but
>=
from a political one too.
>
> — Jack Hodgson, www.techpopuli.net