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[FYI] Forget Napster - Freenet is really scary

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Forget Napster, FreeNet is really scary...

 Thu, 01 Jun 2000 07:03:33 GMT
 Will Knight

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