Check out this report on the evolution of the internet, from free-wheeling anarchy to a safe business environment and back again. The author goes on very eloquently about large corporations and their involvement in the internet.
Well, duh. Whay pay when you can be Zeropaid? A report on News.com says “Consumers have not accepted purchasing and downloading music via the Web and are not likely to change with the new services being developed by the recording industry.
BadBlue is a small-footprint Win32 web server that supports peer-to-peer file sharing. The new version can use private or public IRC servers (which you can define) to identify friendly peers.
Alberg Software Inc announces the launch of HIVE« 1.0 Beta. An Enterprise P2P platform for developing new, collaborative applications based on the JXTA P2P platform. It also has a suite of tools and components to complete the process of Enterprise Business Management.
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Wired.com reports good news for college students: “College students intent on sharing music and movie files over the Internet are in for a surprise when they return to school — they’ll have fewer restrictions on their swapping.
Just found a interesting Gnutella client called XoloX that hopefully should give Bearshare, LimeWire and all the others something to think about.
A new version of edonkey2000 has been released, fixing a number of bugs and adding several new features. A minor memory leak has been fixed insuring improved performance. A new chat feature has also been added to the features list, allowing edonkey2000 users to chat over IRC anywhere in the world.
This story at shift talks about shift, Freenet, Espra and a bunch of other things that are going to keep the RIAA and the MPAA out of everyone’s hair.
Microsoft announced on Friday that that the “final code” for Windows XP — the new version of the operating system that everyone loves to hate — is complete, and will be sent to computer manufacturers immediately.
News.com has an interesting article on file sharing progrmas that are owned by companies outside the United States.
Hello Zeropaid.com users! As author of one of the newest file sharing networks and the founder of the company QubeNetworks, I am pleased to announce that I have completed betas of my upcoming music format, QNA.
ZNet UK is reporting that “The company is scanning its customers’ Internet activity and says it will terminate the accounts of those users who are downloading pirated material.
Seems there is a new filtering program thatll be out in September which will not only filter you from seeing porn and anything else you type in but it has a option to prevent others on networks like gnutella from searching for porn or anything else.
Jack Valenti the legendary 79-year-old lobbyist, a veteran of the Johnson White House and head of the Motion Picture Association of America, said Tuesday that before films will be available for anyone with fast connections to download online, strong copy-protection technology will be necessary.
Hey Guys, a new version of URLBlaze is out. This one features faster connection to the Internet, auto launch/connect at startup and even better memory usage. The number of URLBlaze users is growing fast but still need much more to fulfill its goal as the safest and fastest way to share files.
The European Commission said last Friday that it is ending an investigation into whether the world’s five biggest music companies were colluding with retailers over the price of CDs sold in the European Union.
Rock star Peter Gabriel’s record company has launched a subscription service for Internet music downloads, beating major labels in the race to ask fans to pay for digital access to their music.
U.S. music product shipments fell 4.4 percent to $5.9 billion in the first half of 2001, the Recording Industry Association of America said Tuesday. Good read it here.
A report at OpenP2P.com points to the fact that AudioGalaxy sends a users username and password in plain text over the web. Although this is a blatant security risk, one wonders about the value of an AudioGalaxy password.