62Peer to Peer File Sharing


Kyle Cassidy





Peer to Peer could be the answer to your video distribution questions.

Asked to describe radio, Albert Einstein answered: “The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat.” To paraphrase Einstein, Peer to Peer (P2P) video file sharing is just like sharing videotapes, only without the videotape.

One Big Server

So you have a collection of brilliant videos and you want to share them and your directorial genius with the world. You can go about distributing them in two ways. One is to store them at central locations frequented by people ...

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