From a press release at Teledynamics: "OpenCola is proud to announce the launch of Swarmcast Beta 0.9 and the release of the Swarmcast source code (under the GPL).
Swarmcast is high-speed content distribution system for large files. It enables the publishers of very popular, very large content
files to distribute those files to many users, scaling instantly while saving significant bandwidth costs. For the end user, Swarmcast
provides a faster download experience as it saturates your download capacity by downloading simultaneously from multiple nodes."
May 17, 2001