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    Winny is a Japanese peer-to-peer file-sharing program which claims to be loosely inspired by the design principles behind the Freenet network, which makes user identities untraceable. While Freenet was implemented in Java, Winny was implemented as a Windows C++ application. The software takes its name from WinMX, where the M and the X are each advanced one letter in the Latin alphabet, to N and Y. According to a 2006 report by the Recording Industry Association of Japan, more than three million people had tried Winny, and it has alternated with WinMX as the most popular file-sharing program in Japan. Like Freenet, each client functions as a node. Initially, a search returns few results, but one can set up "clusters" based on certain keywords, and over time, your client will learn the best route to obtain the information sought. The software was developed by Isamu Kaneko, who is a research assistant in graduate course of computer engineering at the University of Tokyo in Japan. He was also once a researcher at the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute. Kaneko originally anonymously announced his intent of developing the software on the Download Software board of the popular 2channel Japanese bulletin board site. Since 2ch users often refer to anonymous users by their post numbers, Kaneko came to be known as "Mr. 47", or just "47".

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Winny in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Winny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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