I noticed a lot of open-source software and Linux distros use torrents for downloading the file and seem to prefer that to downloading the file from a server. I am considering downloading uTorrent specifically for these kinds of files, nothing illegal. 1. Can I keep uTorrent from running in the background and letting people download torrent files from my PC? I'm not sure if it does this but I know LimeWire did. 2. Can what I download be tracked? Even though I only intend to download non-copywrited stuff, I still like to keep my privacy. 3. I believe, but I'm not positive, that torrents download pieces of the file, not the whole file, from lots of different people to improve efficiency. If this is true, how can you get malware from torrents, because wouldn't you only be getting a piece of the infected file? Thanks!