Reply to post: Still no decent encryption in BitTorrent though

BitTorrent launches decentralised crypto-fied chat app

codebeard

Still no decent encryption in BitTorrent though

Meanwhile, the BitTorrent protocol itself still lacks the basic ability to authenticate peers and trackers. You can just grab a list of hashes for popular torrents, connect to random torrent clients and start requesting files - even if those clients were using private trackers. Oops.

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