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A new file format helps Usenet outperform p2p for downloading while the act of downloading versus sharing may provide some legal and technic…

A new file format helps Usenet outperform p2p for downloading while the act of downloading versus sharing may provide some legal and technical protection. Toby Lewis, MusicAlly: “Websites hosting BitTorrent files are easy single points for the RIAA to attack and shut down. Usenet is such a massive sprawling entity, with thousands of points of entry. How would you stop something like that?”

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