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The Shareaza Conspiracy In a Nutshell

Mar 16, 2008, 12:00 (4 Talkback[s])

"The hijacking of Shareaza.com is a complex story with many twists and turns. Here is the story of Shareaza from its open source GPL roots, to the hostile takeover and where the project is today, directly from those at the heart of the news--the real Shareaza community. The fight for Shareaza has only just begun.

"In mid 2002, a lone programmer by the name of Micheal Stokes released the first version of a Gnutella client he had written, dubbed 'Shareaza.' Over the next two years Micheal added to his client and coded in support for the eDonkey 2000 network, BitTorrent and a rewritten Gnutella-based protocol which he named Gnutella2..."

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