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P2P and open proxies

Joe St. Sauver’s excellent presentation on open proxies has been updated. Interesting snippet: Morpheus 3.2 — the filesharing app — is shipping with proxy support. P2P Networks Try to Throw RIAA Off Their Trail (

Morpheus will offer its users the option of connecting to its network via a public proxy server (define). A proxy server acts as an intermediary between two Internet users so that one user does not know the identity of the other. Morpheus won’t be hosting the proxy servers but will instead direct users to a ‘worldwide network’ of public proxies.

iMesh apparently may also include this support, too, in an upcoming version.