Comcast, BitTorrent Declare A Truce

Comcast Corporation and BitTorrent, Inc. say they will work together to make Comcast a testbed for P2P-sensitive approaches to network management.

Comcast Corporation and BitTorrent, Inc. say they have resolved their differences, and will work together to make Comcast a testbed for P2P-sensitive approaches to network management, with BitTorrent focusing on optimizing its software while Comcast fine tunes its network. The two companies are promising to expand the dialogue to include other ISPs and peer-to-peer services, and publish the results of their efforts.

"Rather than slow traffic by certain types of applications