Wednesday, January 04, 2006

AllPeers - the next killer app for Firefox?

AllPeers is a Firefox extension -- a plug-in that creates new capabilities in the browser -- that provides a basic peer-to-peer sharing capability in the remarkably popular browser.

It represents itself as a basic buddy list, with all of the simple presence capabilities such a list entails. But discovery and sharing of files is also supported. You can choose to share a file on your network with one or more buddies.

RSS feeds are also integrated. Newly shared files appear as RSS content and can be downloaded with a single click.

Obviously, corporate honchos should be aware that Firefox now has a P2P-sharing component and should act accordingly.

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