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by Paul Kerstein

Piracy Crackdown Starts Hide-and-Seek

Aug 30, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Traffic in the popular file-sharing network BitTorrent has fallen inthe wake of a crackdown on piracy, but file sharers have merely shiftedto another network, eDonkey, new data released on Monday showed. Boston.comreports that a study by the Cambridge-based Internet analysis firmCacheLogic found that eDonkey is now roughly on par with BitTorrent inthe United States, China, Japan and Britain. “This is almost assuredlya result of the increased legal action toward the once-ignoredBitTorrent – a game of P2P hide-and-seek,” said CacheLogic’s chieftechnology officer Andrew Parker. Read more.