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LimeWire has an option to monitor incoming searches, but this is capped at the 99 latest.
I think these search terms can be extremely beneficial to me in monitoring new trends, and I would like to capture these words into a database in an automatic and scalable fashion.
Does anybody know if such as piece of software exists? It doesn't have to be exclusively for LimeWire, but for any P2P network.
An ideal program would have an option to record only search terms that contain a specified keyword, and would offer figures of how many times a given keyword was searched for.
Sequoia (#2-3 VC here in Silicon Valley) invested in them, and the team are folks who in the past started Narus and worked on NSA wiretapping projects - they know their networking protocols. CEO is Ed Kozel who sits on Yahoo's board.
I imagine that if they wanted to they could tell you the top 100K queries on the P2P newtorks.
The new gnutella is gtk-gnutella - it has a graphic interface. I used the text-based client, as it had easier access to the underlying API.