A file-sharing protocol that allows you to download files quickly and efficiently. It is a peer to peer protocol, which means you download and upload to other people downloading the same file. BitTorrent is often used for distribution of large files or popular content as it is cheap, fast and efficient.

Chandler, Daniel–Munday, Rod (2011): A Dictionary of Media and Communication. Oxford University Press. Oxford. 33. p. See the Online Edition

BitTorrent Protocol Retrieved: 01.11.2014

BitTorrent Retrieved: 01.11.2014