Title: Decentralized Bittorrent Social Online Network

Year of Publication: Dec - 2014
Page Numbers: 112-120
Authors: Chang-Shyh Peng, Suhail Alsuhail
Conference Name: The International Conference on Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Social Media (CSCESM2014)
- Greece


With the emergence of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, web-based social online networks have become increasingly popular among users worldwide as a way to connect with friends, family, and colleagues. There are however some serious drawbacks with many of these social online networks; including false user identity, security of private data, server farms’ consumption of energy, etc. This paper proposes a Decentralized BitTorrent Social Online Network that builds on open source protocol. The design goals of this novel model confidentiality, integrity, scalability, and authenticity.