Wessel van Rensburg on 27 Oct 2000 09:31:39 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] The P2P myth

CNET's 'special report' on P2P

The technological movement behind today's most bitter digital music
controversies is often cast as the closest thing to online socialism since
the Internet became a mainstream medium. 

Such mundane concerns as limited infrastructure may drastically curb the
potential for this futuristic peer-to-peer society, however. Those
obstacles, in turn, could further impede another factor widely deemed
crucial to the growth of any online initiative: making money. 


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