Friday, March 06, 2009

Limewire makes RIAA life even more wretched

There's been darknets hiding around for ages - closed little cliques where files get shared, away from the prying eyes of copyright holders or the people they overpay to watch peer-to-peer networks. The one piece of soothing balm for the record labels has been the faff-factor of setting them up: offsetting the 'free' was a 'lack of convenience'.

Now, though: Limewire have made setting up a private darknet so much simpler.