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In this article on Traffick.com,
Nicholas Mercader suggests that early working models of the peer-to-peer file sharing concept are just the beginning of a major rethinking of search and retrieval on the Internet.Excerpt: \"So if you are searching for a particular type of widget, say, instead of going to static portals or making a search from a search engine, wouldn\'t you like to also find the documents related to that criteria from more sources, namely thousands or even millions of other users? Such a software could also do the double duty of not only making a listing of successful matches to your search criteria, but also rank them effectively according to accuracy, perhaps like the accuracy of the likes of Google.\"