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Kazaa rising from its grave

By Matthew · 4 replies
Jul 20, 2009
  1. You remember Kazaa, don’t you? The malware riddled P2P file sharing service of yesteryear? It went defunct around 2006 after being forced to pay $100-plus million in damages to the record industry. In accordance with that agreement, Kazaa’s owner, Sharman Networks vowed to convert the program to a legal music download service.

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  2. I give it about a year. When it comes to subscription-based music services, you have to make the pricing competitive. And I don't think picture sharing offsets the higher costs. Most people already have many other ways of sharing those.
     
  3. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,329   +273

    Agreed there... It's just more of the same thing you can get many other places, at a higher price... Why would anyone even bother?
     
  4. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,628   +688

    Thanks, but no thanks (interesting to hear the name Kazaa again though - thought it was long dead). Pricing is too high for the service.
     
  5. oh boy, i can't wait, i can put all my kazaa posters again and dowload pictures and documents too. oh boy. only $20 a month. i can earn that in only 4 hours. oh boy
     
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