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So... Whose the next Target?

Postby DeathofHeatherette » Mon May 02, 2005 5:20 pm

What are the chances of WinMX being the RIAA's next target?
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Postby Psycho Ced » Mon May 02, 2005 6:14 pm

just as good as any other p2p network!
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Postby Allied » Mon May 02, 2005 6:22 pm

If I were them I'd go after Gnutella.

ED2K's servers would ban any RIAA computer, so that's a dead end.

But polluting the Gnutella network would be as effective as the poisioning of Fasttrack. Killing Limewire, Bearshare, 50% of Gnucleus and 33% of Shareaza.

Fasttrack was attacked by spoofing companys who flooded it with fake files.
A spoofing company could easily take the Shareaza source code and flood bothG1 and G2 at the same time. Plus pose an occasional thread to ED2K.
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Soulseek

Postby neongod » Mon May 02, 2005 6:38 pm

How safe is it to use Soulseek right now? (besides "as safe as any other network")
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Re: Soulseek

Postby Vulture » Tue May 03, 2005 12:57 pm

neongod wrote:How safe is it to use Soulseek right now? (besides "as safe as any other network")
Soulseek is too small for anyone to care about it, but doesn't it use a single central server? It would be relatively easy to shut the entire network down, rather than pursuing individual users - you're probably fairly safe as a user, but the server owners'd better worry.
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