September 26, 2000

AOL welcomes music services, but not Freenet

Author: JT Smith

From a Wired.com story about AOL promoting Internet music services: "Ian Clarke turned the world on its head with
the development of Freenet, a decentralized, anonymous
information-sharing application which would dwarf Napster in its
ability to connect users.

What is in doubt is when, or if, the open source programming
will ever be finished and usable by a mass, mainstream audience
living in the point-and-click, AOL world."

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