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Lawyers For 'Imposter' P2P Software Threaten Open-Source Team

Feb 26, 2008, 15:15 (1 Talkback[s])

"When the news started to break in December last year, it looked bleak for the real Shareaza project. A company had somehow gained control of Shareaza.com, the domain name used previously for the real, open-source Shareaza P2P client, and was now passing its own pay service client off as the real thing. Something was seriously wrong, with many putting the pieces together into what could only be described as a conspiracy.

"Now, lawyers for the 'fake' or 'imposter' Shareaza are threatening the real Shareaza team for a comment made by a user on their forum--things are getting out of hand. So how did this begin...?"

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