How State Channels aims to make torrenting cool again

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  • An open-source project called State Channels aims to help torrenting regain its lost popularity by using Ethereum
  • The creators of Web3Torrent say the Ethereum state-channel-based micropayment system, built specifically to support torrenting, shows how Ethereum can be used to add new incentives to traditional web-based systems 
Web3Torrent is a state-channel based micropayment system that could be used to incentivize torrenting on the Ethereum blockchain.

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