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Project Summary

BitTorrent is a tool for copying files from one machine to another. FTP punishes sites for being popular. Since all uploading is done from one place, a popular site needs big iron and big bandwidth. With BitTorrent, clients automatically mirror files they download, making the publisher's burden almost nothing.

Prior to version 6.0, BitTorrent was written in Python, and was free software. The source code for versions 4.x and 5.x are released under the BitTorrent Open Source License, a modified version of the Jabber Open Source License. Versions up to and including 3.4.2 were distributed under the MIT license. Version 5.3 was relicensed under the GPL.

Tags

bt download downloads file_sharing file_transfer_protocol_(ftp) http linux mac media mp3 music p2p search sharing torrent video web windows www

In a Nutshell, BitTorrent...

BitTorrent Open Source License
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Project Security

Vulnerabilities per Version ( last 10 releases )

There are no reported vulnerabilities

Project Vulnerability Report

Security Confidence Index

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Vulnerability Exposure Index

Many reported vulnerabilities
Few reported vulnerabilities

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Languages

Python
81%
Objective-C
15%
4 Other
4%

30 Day Summary

Feb 26 2019 — Mar 28 2019

12 Month Summary

Mar 28 2018 — Mar 28 2019

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