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ZDNet: Watch out, Napster -- it's Scour.net!

Apr 04, 2000, 23:29 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Watch out Napster. A new entry into the file-sharing market has arrived. Scour.net, one of the more popular web-based multimedia search engines, has released new file-sharing software named Scour Exchange."

"Like Napster's unofficial competitor Gnutella, Scour Exchange lets users search for just about every multimedia format available including MP3s and makes the files available for download to your own hard drive."

"Scour hopes to reach even more people by promoting the software through its web site and by encouraging people to take advantage of Scour Exchange's open development program. The company is encouraging program-savvy individuals to develop Scour Exchange clients for other platforms such as Linux and BeOS."

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