"Shareaza entered the P2P world as a Gnutella client back in the
summer of 2002. Initially, it was a welcomed member of the Gnutella
community as its lead programmer, Michael Stokes, introduced many
new and revolutionary ideas to a rather stagnant network. Growing
frustrated with the slow pace of development of the Gnutella
community, Michael broke ranks and started Gnutella2.com.
"The creation of Gnutella2 created a whirlwind of controversy
and criticism, much of it generated by the BearShare camp, against