In pursuit of this strategy, the company has acquired amicima, a privately held start-up founded in 2004 to "develop improved Internet protocols for client-server and peer-to-peer networking, and to develop new applications based on these protocols."[...]
There are fears that a coming balkanization of BitTorrent resulting from increased commercial efforts will thwart it from becoming a widely adopted distribution platform. And more and more ISPs are increasingly blocking torrent-based content. Kontiki, however, monitors the flow of pieces of content around a network, and should be able to avoid that backlash. This is a way for P2P to really - really - go mainstream.