What about video...is streaming possible?
"We handle all files the same when they're requested from a torrent," Velasquez said. "So you could embed a video from a torrent inside of another site and it would be streamed from the source just as you could embed images that are located inside of a torrent."
Can a Maelstrom site serve advertising?
You bet. Maelstrom handles ads in the same way that normal websites do. "You can embed anything in a torrent website that you could embed in a http-served website, like Google Analytics, Facebook like buttons, etc," Averill said.
That's about all the answers we have for you right now. Maelstrom is sounding like a very interesting idea. We're looking forward to trying it out.
Sign up for Computerworld eNewsletters.