BitTorrent leech

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BitTorrent leech

A BitTorrent user who exits the program after downloading, thus preventing uploading to another user. However, the term "leecher" is any user in the process of downloading. See BitTorrent and bandwidth leech.
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His home is at 50 Whitefield Road, Everton, and he was employed by Messrs Evans, Sons, Leecher and Webb Ltd of Liverpool.
The fact that Romney allowed his strategists to keep a fence around him and his faith, which is so central to his life, the fact that he basically had nothing to say about where he wanted to lead the country, the fact that the private equity leecher spoke so dismissively about the 47 percent of people he regarded as moochers, the fact that this supposedly top-notch businessman did not seem to realize his campaign was using 20th-century technology -- all of this spoke to a certain tentativeness, obtuseness and callousness.
1) Leecher phase algorithms: The unchoking algorithm makes a leecher select N (typically 4) neighbours to upload chunks to every 10 seconds.
This paper uses the two ideal types of the hacker and the the leecher to suggest a first rough outline--with the amount of time spent in front of a PC and the different approaches to sharing as its main criteria.
Hence, a leecher is a temporary "seeder" as well, no matter how soon he or she quits the exchange once the file has been downloaded in its entirety.
No fim, seeders e leechers, agentes que fomentam, por exemplo, a subcultura dos torrents (5) atraves das redes e sistemas P2P, nao sao tao somente atores, mas componentes de uma dinamica tecnologico-cultural comum que ora tambem alimenta o cerne da subcultura scan (Inside Scanlation, 2010).
This also included information on the torrent's number of seeders and leechers.
only to be told 'It had the most leechers on Pirate Bay' or 'Someone on the internet said it was good'.
On Kickass Torrents, one torrent has over 50,000 seeders, the number of people who have completed the download and are now sharing, and over 16,000 leechers, individuals currently downloading the episode via seeders.