The term ‘leech’ is often used in a negative context in language. In the case of P2P file sharing, the word is still used in a negative and derogatory way. Peers that download more than they upload are called ‘leechers’. They are not looked upon favorably in the P2P community. Leechers are seen as […]
Month: September 2017
What is Seeding in P2P Systems?
P2P systems allow the transferring of files. This means uploading and downloading them. The term ‘seeding’ refers to the process of uploading content to the network. This content can be downloaded by others in the network to use. Any computer or user that is connected to the P2P system network is called a ‘peer’. […]