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[FYI] Napster alternative: hack people's hard drives


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Napster alternative: hack people's hard drives  

By: Kevin Poulsen  

Posted: 26/02/2001 at 21:27 GMT  

With the future of music-swapping site Napster looking grim, on 
Friday a tiny Nashville-based startup began touting an even more 
controversial milieu for peer-to-peer file sharing: random, 
unprotected hard drives on the Internet.  

ShareSniffer's newly-launched software, itself called ShareSniffer, 
allows people to hunt for exposed Windows file systems with the ease 
of a Napster-user searching for a favorite track.  


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