The List

Napster: site that allows members to search and share MP3 files.

iMesh.com: site that allows people to exchange various files directly from their desktops without setting up Web sites or uploading files to a server.

Gnutella: open-source, fully distributed search and download system for media and archive files.

CuteMX: site that offers software for searching and downloading any type of file on a network.

Scour.net: central server through which requests flow, allowing movie-trading online.

Freenet: peer-to-peer, decentralized network designed to distribute of information efficiently and without censorship.

Napigator: a way for people to run their own Napster servers sfter the company is forced to shut down.

FileFury: software that allows people to share files of any type and search other computers.

Hotline: site that enables live chat, conferencing, messaging, data warehousing and file transfer and viewing.

Jungle Monkey: distributed file-sharing program created as a research project at the University of Michigan.

OpenNap: open-source Napster server that contains links to connected computers, as well as other file-sharing protocols.

Spinfrenzy.com: site that offers MP3 files available from other music and video lovers' collections.

Wrapster v1.0: file-sharing software for the Napster community that can be used to share content other than music, including movies.

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