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ZDNet UK: Forget Napster, FreeNet is really scary...

Jun 01, 2000, 11:08 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"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."

"FreeNet is an open source, peer-to-peer file sharing network technology, developed by Scottish academic and cyber-liberty enthusiast Ian Clarke."

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