Re: Japan

From: Randy Saaf <randy_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 09:00:17 -0700

Hold tight.

----- Original Message -----
From: Neil Saxby
To: Jonathan Lee; Randy Saaf; Ben Grodsky; Jay Mairs
Cc: Octavio Herrera
Sent: Fri Jun 08 05:50:18 2007
Subject: RE: Japan

You guys want me to fwd this to Paul now, or hold tight until we have a little more information/answers to his questions.

 

Cheers,

Neil

 

From: Jonathan Lee
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 6:46 PM
To: Randy Saaf; Ben Grodsky; Jay Mairs; Neil Saxby
Cc: Octavio Herrera
Subject: RE: Japan

 

Three main p2p in Japan. Winny, Share, Perfect Dark.

 

 

Winny (also known as WinNY) is a Japanese HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peer-to-peer"peer-to-peer (P2P) HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File-sharing"file-sharing program that claims to be loosely inspired by the design principles behind the HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freenet"Freenet network and that also claimed to keep user identities untraceable. While Freenet was implemented in Java, Winny was implemented as a Windows C++ application. The software takes its name from HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WinMX"WinMX, where the M and the X are raised one letter in the Latin alphabet, to N and Y. HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_of_2003"As of September 2003, there were 250,000 users of the program according to the Tokyo-based Association of Copyright for Computer Software. According to P2Pnet, it was the most popular file-sharing program in Japan, with HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WinMX"WinMX in second place.

HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winny"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winny

HYPERLINK "http://uguu.org/winny/"http://uguu.org/winny/

 

 

Share is the name for a HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closed-source"closed-source HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P2P"P2P application being developed in Japan by an anonymous author. Since the author of HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winny"Winny was arrested, Share was developed as its successor, also focusing on higher security. Share functions in much the same manner as Winny, using encrypted caches, filenames and IP addresses, and is based on the same node organized architecture as Winny.

HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Share_%28P2P%29"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Share_%28P2P%29

HYPERLINK "http://www.uguu.org/share/"http://www.uguu.org/share/

 

 

Perfect Dark is the HYPERLINK "http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&langpair=ja%7Cen&u=http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%25E3%2583%2595%25E3%2582%25A1%25E3%2582%25A4%25E3%2583%25AB%25E5%2585%25B1%25E6%259C%2589%25E3%2582%25BD%25E3%2583%2595%25E3%2583%2588"file sharing software which operates with HYPERLINK "http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&langpair=ja%7Cen&u=http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Windows"Windows. It is in the midst of developing the chairman with the anonymous writer whom you are identified, finally you have aimed toward those which can become the succession of HYPERLINK "http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&langpair=ja%7Cen&u=http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winny"Winny and HYPERLINK "http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&langpair=ja%7Cen&u=http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/Share_%28%25E3%2582%25BD%25E3%2583%2595%25E3%2583%2588%25E3%2582%25A6%25E3%2582%25A7%25E3%2582%25A2%29"Share. Presently, it is in the midst of the open test.HYPERLINK "http://jcafe.devserver.org/index.php/topic,518.0.html"http://jcafe.devserver.org/index.php/topic,518.0.html

 

 

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Randy Saaf
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 6:23 AM
To: Ben Grodsky; Jay Mairs; Jonathan Lee; Neil Saxby
Cc: Octavio Herrera
Subject: Fw: Japan

 

Ben

 

Can you and jay give a quick look at what people in japan are using for p2p.

 

R

 

----- Original Message -----

From: Gathercole, Paul <Paul.Gathercole_at_umusic.com>

To: Octavio Herrera; Randy Saaf; Neil Saxby

Cc: Denby, Mark <Mark.Denby_at_umusic.com>

Sent: Thu Jun 07 06:13:21 2007

Subject: Japan

 

Good to see you all last night.

 

 

 

Would you be able to take some time and give me a view of how you see the P2P landscape in Japan?

 

I am aware of at least three networks with particular popularity in Japan - Winny, WinMX and Share.

 

Do you know how big these networks are? Which do you cover? Do you have local connectivity there?

 

How do you perceive the threat of P2P in Japan?

 

 

 

Any thoughts/figures you can send over to help us start to understand would be great.

 

 

 

Thanks.

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Gathercole

 

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