peer-to-peer protocol


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peer-to-peer protocol

The high-level protocol used in a peer-to-peer network. Gnutella and Kazaa are examples of peer-to-peer file sharing protocols. SIP and Skype are examples of voice over IP (VoIP) protocols. See peer-to-peer network, SIP and Skype.
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Specifically, Comcast deployed a type of deep packet inspection (DPI) technology that inspects the packets of information that users send over BitTorrent and other similar peer-to-peer protocols. When the DPI technology identifies a file being uploaded over BitTorrent, it intercepts and terminates the transmission by falsifying the transmission control protocol (TCP) to look like one of the end-users.
"We believe that Bitcoin represents something fundamental and powerful, an open and distributed Internet peer-to-peer protocol for transferring purchasing power," Wilson wrote in a(http://www.usv.com/2013/05/coinbase.php) blog post that announced the investment on Wednesday.
This is defined as views across all platforms including social media, video streaming, photo sharing, blogging, fan and critic rating platforms, peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites, The US has nearly three times as many viewers as Ireland per capita for the biggest show in the world over the past week.

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