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CNN: Peer-to-peer technology reaches millions of users

Mar 05, 2001, 23:31 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristyn Martin)

"Gnutella and Freenet are just two of the many P2P technologies that will re-define the way we share digital files. If the recording industry thought it had a headache with Napster -- hold on...."

"Enter the Freenet Project, another grass roots, open-source software program."

"If anything, Freenet is an even more robust and scalable system. That essentially means that if all 60 million users (of Napster) moved onto Freenet tomorrow, it could handle the load. That's something Gnutella can't say," said Sinnreich."

"But Freenet does not currently host a user-friendly "front end" such as Gnutella's Bearshare."

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