AUTHOR: Matt Dickman TITLE: Distributing content through distributed computing DATE: 5/15/2006 11:57:00 PM ----- BODY:
BitTorrent has been around for a while and is an alternative method of file transmission through a d network. Warner Brothers has announced a plan to distribute movies through BitTorrent and there are rumors of Apple including BitTorrent-esque technology as a staple in an upcoming release of OSX. This trend is geared around distributing content in alternative, lower bandwith (read lower cost) methods while giving users the 'on-demand' experience they require. Consider's ~$1M per month bandwidth charges according to Forbes. BitTorrent could save the company considerable amounts of money.
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