From: Gregory Alan Bolcer (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 16:55:04 PDT
Thank goodness. Scour has a nifty, color-schemed interface, file-name based
metadata searching, and fast access. Unlike the other p2p technologies
like Gnutella and Freenet who tend to protect the individual user
by removing the control of the items stored on their hard drive, scour
simply is a universal file sharing tool.
I have no sympathy for Scour as their problems don't lie
with the recording or motion picture industry; their problems
have to do with rampant pornography of the worst kind. It's
not David and Goliath, it'd Sodom & Gomorrah.
> Lay-offs perhaps indication of continued viability
> in the face of adversity? Scour announced it is
> laying off most of its staff after failing to find additional
> financing in the wake of a copyright lawsuit brought by
> the entertainment industry. Scour, in a statement issued
> Friday, said it is confident that its "dispute will come
> out the same way that the original David and Goliath
> battle did."
-- Gregory Alan Bolcer | firstname.lastname@example.org | work: 949.833.2800 Chief Technology Officer | http://www.endtech.com | cell: 714.928.5476 Endeavors Technology, Inc. | efax: 603.994.0516 | wap: 949.278.2805
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