REPEAT!!! IT faces tech choices in wake of Napster


Author: JT Smith

The high-tech industry is torn over the value — or peril — of p-to-p (peer-to-peer) networking, the technology pushed to the forefront by the highly publicized and Napster copyright disputes. But while experts debate whether p-to-p is a valuable way to distribute data over the Internet or a hazard to companies that want to keep their private matters private, vendors are stepping forward on both sides of the issue, hoping to cash in. InfoWorld reports.