Would You Pay For A File Swapping Service?

from the they're-gonna-charge dept

It seems that file sharing software products Morpheus and iMesh are both planning on charging people for ad-free versions of their software somewhere in the near future. While both say they’ll continue to offer up ad-supported versions for free, it will be interesting to see how many people actually pay up. It will be even more interesting to see how they respond when someone puts a cracked version of the ad-free software up on their own network…

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Anonymous Coward says:

I have

LimeWire has an ad based gnutella client and a “pro” client without the ads. I thought it was worth the $8.50 to avoid the ads and help support a decent piece of software. The LimeWire Pro client is available as a download off of gnutella. I haven’t seen anything that indicates LimeWire is trying to block the upload/download.

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