I like the concept of bittorrent.  It’s awesome.  Widespread peer-to-peer bandwidth sharing, to cut down on the cost of bandwidth for the original content provider.  But here’s my thing:  it’s broken.

Case in point:

The problem with bittorrent
That’s not right.  If I’m nice enough to donate that much upload bandwidth to “the swarm,” I’d like to get at least half of that speed back in download, just as fair recompense.

Bah.  Only 16d7h until my stupid download finishes.

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