Microsoft takes down SP2 swappers

Monday, 16 August 2004, 10:36 AM EST

The SP2 update for Windows XP was being used by file-swapping activists to show how such systems can help get large, important files to lots of users.

But legal warnings from Microsoft have forced the file-swappers to end their experiment and stop making the software available to downloaders.

Now the only place people are able to get the update is from Microsoft.

At the BBC.

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