Peter Svensk

In Uncategorized on July 8, 2002 at 1:07 pm

Gnutella pioneer Gene Kan dies.

Programmer and peer-to-peer pioneer Gene Kan has passed away. Kan, 25, rose to prominence online as one of the most articulate spokesmen for the Gnutella file-swapping community at the height of the Internet’s love affair with peer-to-peer software. He was cremated Friday, according to friends. It was not immediately clear how he died.

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