BitTorrent Unveils BTFS Protocol v3.0 Beta with Enhanced Security Features


BitTorrent Unveils BTFS Protocol v3.0 Beta with Enhanced Security Features


The BitTorrent File System (BTFS) has launched its v3.0 Beta, introducing several groundbreaking features aimed at bolstering network security, improving user experience, and streamlining operational efficiency, according to BitTorrent Inc..

Key Features of BTFS v3.0 Beta

The new version of BTFS comes packed with a variety of enhancements that address critical aspects of network functionality:

  • Enhanced Encryption Feature: Following the BTIP-72 proposal, the protocol now supports symmetric encryption, catering to diverse security needs of the users.
  • Improved Node Security: As per BTIP-73, the import and export of keystore files are now enabled, significantly enhancing node security and simplifying management tasks.
  • Batch Withdrawal: The new version allows for batch withdrawals across multiple nodes, greatly optimizing the process for miners and enhancing operational efficiency.
  • Improved Connectivity: Extensive overhauls in network connection protocols ensure more stable and efficient data transmission.

Community Contributions and Future Enhancements

BitTorrent Inc. emphasized its commitment to further improving the BTFS protocol and promoting the evolution of decentralized networks. The company acknowledged the valuable support and contributions from its community, which played a crucial role in shaping the latest updates.

About BTFS

The BitTorrent File System (BTFS) serves as both a protocol and web application, providing a content-addressable peer-to-peer mechanism for storing and sharing digital content in a decentralized file system. It also acts as a foundational platform for decentralized applications (Dapps). The BTFS team is constantly working on dynamic adjustments, such as upload prices and airdrop reward schemes, based on the latest network operations and BTT market sentiment.

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