Related link: http://wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,41850,00.html
Today’s Web is a great, big, glorious mess. Spiders, robots,
screen-scraping, and plaintext searches are the order of the day in a desperate attempt to draw sometimes arbitrary distinctions between needles and hay. Does P2P threaten to throw straw and needles to the wind? Read Wired.com’s coverage of The Post-Spider World at the O’Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference.