The makers of the popular file-sharing client Limewire have started to develop a podcast directory called LimeCast. The company is currently in the process of gathering content as well as building the actual platform, which is already online as a work-in-progress, open-source project. There hasnít been any official announcement about the directory, but itís safe to assume that this will eventually be integrated into the Limewire client.

Thatís an interesting development for a number of reasons: The podcast directory represents Limewireís first serious foray into the world of online video. It could also give podcasters some significant additional exposure. And finally, the P2P client may eventually help the podcasting world with essentially free bandwidth by facilitating downloads via Gnutella and BitTorrent. Continue reading on

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