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P2P pioneer Gene Kan dies at 25

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 08 Jul 2002 12:37 User comments (1)

One of the first developers who continued the work of Justin Frankel after he released the original Gnutella, Gene Kan became one of those few pretty well-known names in P2P world. According to article, he died and was cremated last week, at the age of 25.
He launched his P2P career as one of the best-known Gnutella developers and was one of the guys to launch the "original" Gnutella site ( Later on he took part of developing a P2P -based search engine dubbed as Infrasearch which was later acquired by Sun.

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19.7.2002 6:14

Thanks to jake.k sending this link which goes deeper into this story. Gene Kan committed a suicide 29th June.,1284,53704,00.html

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