DizzyTorrent is a functional BitTorrent client implemented for the Amiga that operates on real classic hardware. DizzyTorrent was implemented from scratch from the BitTorrent protocol specification alone and does not derive from any BitTorrent code from other sources. BitTorrent consumes 12% of total Internet traffic in North America and 36% of total traffic in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a study. It’s so popular that the Copyright Alert System targets BitTorrent traffic alone. BitTorrent may be popularly known as a method of piracy, but it isn’t just for pirates. It’s a useful, decentralized peer-to-peer protocol with significant advantages over other protocols in many situations. Dizzytorrent requires AmigaOS 2.0.4.

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