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Behold! Google the darknet/p2p search engine!

by Sid Steward
Feb. 9, 2006
URL: http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/02/08/google-desktop-new-version-tonight/

This is exciting, at least from how I see it.

I wonder if Google will provide p2p downloading a'la FolderShare, next?

I think Microsoft (or Apple) has much to gain as the Internet begins to include 'peers' more closely in its web. As it does, then it will all come back to the desktop. Assuming Google doesn't own the desktop by then.

Also see: hello.com.

* Update *

FolderShare is already all over this. See:

Also see my new entry:

Data Condoms: Solutions for Private, Remote Search Indexes

Sorry about that imagery.

Sid Steward is a programmer, writer and entrepreneur. He maintains the PDF Toolkit and wrote PDF Hacks.

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