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what is seeding?

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Renamed User (renameduser1986-deactivatedaccount-deactivatedaccount) said :

Dear mrbilltill,

"Seeding" is like uploading. When downloading a file using bittorrent the bittorrent client gathers the data from many sources. This is much more stable and provides for a more efficient & faster downloading experience.

If you are "seeding" a file, you become one of the many users who is helping to provide that file to other people who may want to download it.

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