Curious Minds Podcast
The History of File Sharing, Part 2: Grokster & BitTorrent | Curious Minds Podcast
The fall of Napster (see Part I of this series) has left a vacuum in the world of file sharing - and as the saying goes, the Internet abhors vacuum... Various File Sharing programs such as Gnutella, Kazaa and others quickly filled the void.
In this episode, we'll describe Grokster's legal battle against the Record Companies, the sinister poisoning of file sharing networks by OverPeer - and the rise of BitTorrent.