AmFast is a Flash remoting package for Python. It features support for NetConnection and RemoteObject RPC, support for Producer/Consumer 'push' messaging with HTTP polling, HTTP long-polling, and real-time HTTP streaming channels, support for authentication with NetConnection and RemoteObject,, a Flexible Target mapping system that maps message destinations to invokable Target objects, support for ChannelSets with multiple Channels that expose resources in different ways, a built-in AMF encoder/decoder, and more.
BRisa is a framework written in Python that allows the creation of UPnP devices, focusing on Media Servers and Media Renderers. Regarding the Media Server reference implementation, it allows users to share and search content from UPnP A/V devices. It offers a plugin architecture enabling users to share their own content stored in multimedia portals, such as SHOUTcast, Flickr, and recently incorporated YouTube Videos. In addition, the framework also provides a very simple UPnP control point API, which is being used by the Canola Project.
BitTorrent is a tool for copying files from one machine to another. FTP punishes sites for being popular. Since all uploading is done from one place, a popular site needs big iron and big bandwidth. With BitTorrent, clients automatically mirror files they download, making the publisher's burden almost nothing.