Bittorrent protocol extension unveiled that allow users to purchase faster downloads with BTT blockchain token


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/bittorrent-protocol-extension-unveiled-that-allow-users-to-purchase-faster-downloads-with-btt-blockchain-token-85763/

BitTorrent will start to issue its own cryptocurrency that users can exchange for faster downloads. The currency, or as BitTorrent calls them, tokens, are called BitTorrent (BTT). They are based on TCR-10, which means they make use of blockchain technology developed by Tron, the new owner of µTorrent developer BitTorrent Inc.