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[FYI] Forget Napster - Freenet is really scary
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Kryptodebatte, V2.0, starting all over again.
Forget Napster, FreeNet is really scary...
Thu, 01 Jun 2000 07:03:33 GMT
As Napster gets ready for a round in the courts,
successors are lining up. One of them in particular
may prove a harder target to hit than Shawn
Fanning's invention. Will Knight reports
A Napster-style technology which makes it almost
impossible for users to be traced or identified is causing
more headaches for the music industry.
A spokeswoman for the Music industry watchdog the
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry
(IFPI), has admitted to ZDNet that it is concerned by
several Napster clones, but one in particular: FreeNet.
"You gotta love Metallica. There were a pain in the ass to their
Now they're going to be a pain in the ass to their kids."
-- John Perry Barlow