[afnog] Use of BitTorrents in Academic Environments

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Feb 26 13:22:59 UTC 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 01:21:09PM +0200,
 amon.kasonda at unza.zm <amon.kasonda at unza.zm> wrote 
 a message of 473 lines which said:

> because of the effect it has on internet bandwidth

So, when students wants to download FreeBSD or Arch Linux, you prefer
them to use HTTP, thus downloading the same file several times,
instead of only one (and then seeding it)?

> and issues pertaining to security. 

Which ones? ("Security" is a buzzword which means many different
things. Most of the times, its use is a warning signal.)

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