This Is How YourBittorrent Became A Dominant Force On The Internet
YourbitTorrent, a decentralized peer-to-peer distribution, is one of the initial torrent websites on the internet. When people upload or download files to transfer content, it uses bandwidth to complete the request. Before the split, Yourbittorrent was once a part of mybittorrent.com; however, it has been doing quite well on its own in the torrent circle by accumulating torrents from different websites and analyzing them. That said, Yourbittorrent is blocked in the U.K., India, and Russia for copyright violation.
When a user visits the torrent website and searches for content, they will eventually find the desired file. When it is downloaded, the magnetic link associated with that content is opened in a BitTorrent client, and the material is transferred. So, when the download begins, the BitTorrent user communicates to a tracker about the information contained in the torrent file. This is then used to find people looking for similar content.
This process works by splitting the content into thousands of smaller bits and sharing them through uploaded bandwidth to the active user. This bit is of no use until it is downloaded. The BitTorrent client will not accept any bits if the content does not match the information inside the torrent file because the copy of the content is uncorrupted.
Yourbittorrent has grown to be the major force in this realm, but unfortunately, their past methods of distributing copyrighted material have damaged their reputation. That said, there are nearly 16 plus million active torrents associated with this torrent.
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Julia Sowells has been a technology and security professional. For a decade of experience in technology, she has worked on dozens of large-scale enterprise security projects, and even writing technical articles and has worked as a technical editor for Rural Press Magazine. She now lives and works in New York, where she maintains her own consulting firm with her role as security consultant while continuing to write for Hacker Combat in her limited spare time.