• P2P File Sharing
  • Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:56 am - In the second edition of "Rewind To", we'll look at the day when hope was restored in the world of WinMX. On February 12, 2004 completely unexpectedly, Frontcode Technologies - the creators of WinMX - stunned everyone with a shock new release of the software. v3.31 was released on October...
     
    Sun Jan 11, 2009 7:16 am - Memories will be forgotten. That is why it is so important that the history of one of file sharings most influential communities is recorded. On June 1, 2002, Winmxcommunity.com was set up by Stepan Mazurov, or as he was known to his users; Vulpes. Winmxcommunity was setup as an online support site...
     
    Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:17 am - September 23 carries a great deal of meaning amongst users of the one market leading P2P software WinMX, as it was the day that the users reconnected to the network for the first time after program founders Frontcode Technology gave into pressure exerted on them by the music authorities, and pulled ...
     
    Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:04 am - Released initially on April 25th of 2008, WinPY is WinMX's last genuine chance at gaining back the users it lost after the 2005 closure of Frontcode Technologies. WinPY - the PY standing for Python - is an open source WinMX client programmed in the Python language, created by long time CricketMX.com...
     
    Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:14 am - Australia's recently elected Kevin Rudd government is seriously considering a "three strikes and you're out" policy for file sharing, senator Steven Conroy said to the Sydney Morning Herald. Some websites suggest such a policy is un-Australian as it reflects American baseball - I have to a...
     
    Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:20 pm - Louisiana based Network Foundation Technologies is trying to revolutionise the way video is streamed over the internet by using P2P technology, which reduces bandwidth. It doesn't sound like such a bad idea, they say users...
     
    Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:03 am - Japanese authorities have stated that three people have been arrested for writing and distributing a virus over Japan's top P2P program, Winny. The creator of the virus is believed to be a graduate student from Osaka. This is the first such occasion that somebody in Japan has been arrested due to vi...
     
    Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:04 am - The BitTorrent tracker acts as the middle man between two peers sharing files over the BitTorrent protocol. Often combined with a BitTorrent index (the list of files available) it is often the point where a download is initiated, and provides a plethora of statistics to users, such as how many seeds...
     
    Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:16 pm - Most of WinMX's users left the one time market leading P2P program in late 2005, when the developers gave in to the RIAA's cease and desist order. Thanks to efforts by various loyal individuals and supporter groups in the greater WinMX community, just because the owners of WinMX literally pulled the...
     
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