" Microsoft is working on its own file-sharing application, code-named Avalanche. Unveiled at a Microsoft open house by its United Kingdom researchers in Cambridge, the project is the company's own take on peer-to-peer file-sharing technology such as BitTorrent."
Published: June 17, 2005, 4:12 PM PDT By Jo Best - Special to CNET News.com "While Avalanche is based on a different system than BitTorrent, both are essentially used for the same purpose--to distribute large files between a number of users. In BitTorrent's case, that's largely downloading Linux distributions and cracked versions of movies. A Microsoft spokesman, however, said there was to be no network naughtiness with Avalanche..."
The only easy day was yesterday.
...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR)