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Response to: Bittorrent guarantee identical to direct download
That's not exactly what I was writing about: if you distribute the file directly and have it distributed through the system, yes; but people downloading have no assurance that any file named X is the same file as X. You see what I mean? If you don't know the author, and there's no trust mechanism that currently allows you to "know" an author, then you don't know whether a file originated from the author who is distributing it or not.
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Bittorrent guarantee identical to direct download
2003-08-13 06:11:34 anonymous2 [View]
Yes, but the problem is not specific to BitTorrent
2003-05-31 15:27:47 anonymous2 [View]