[thechat] good, no-spyware replacement for Napster?

Shirley Kaiser, SKDesigns skaiser1 at skdesigns.com
Mon Mar 18 17:53:00 CST 2002

At 02:47 PM 3/18/2002, you typed:
>I haven't used my 56k connection to dl anything
>but the last time I did I used limewire. I've noticed
>it hasn't come up yet in this conversation. Any reason
>for that? If I go home tonight and fire up limewire
>will I find the network gone?

I've downloaded gnucleus, which I see has the limewire link within it.
Maybe they're related, or at least gnucleus seems to be tapping into
limewire? Not sure, as I've just briefly glanced through it. I'm also in
the midst of trying winmx. and I'm going through the notes here that you
all so kindly sent in with your opinions.

Geez, I wish they could figure out a better way to handle funding that
dumping spyware into this stuff. Ugh.

I've been using ZoneAlarm for quite some time now, and it's blocked so much
in addition to hackers trying to break into my computer (even with a
dial-up modem with the IP changing all the time... amazing. Now that I'm
networked, ZoneAlarm is tied in with my Linksys router, so nothin' ought to
get through here at all (I hope!)... not that I'll let my guard down in the

Thanks everyone. It will be interesting trying these out.


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