Bertelsmann builds new P2P platform

Former Naptser investor Bertelsmann AG is launching a new file-sharing service to address the intellectual-property issues that had plagued popular music-swapping services in the past.

Dubbed Gnab (or "bang" in reverse), the service will be offered by Bertelsmann subsidiary Arvato AG later this year. It will combine a centralized Internet download platform with a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) network.

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