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P2P file sharing

Why is P2P File Sharing Controversial?

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2008

P2P, or peer-to-peer, file sharing is all the rage now. Millions of people (including 75% of all college students) have gotten online at some point to download file sharing software and then upload songs, movies, video, and other forms of media and software for no cost. Many people see this as the perfect way to […]

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What Types of Files Can Be Shared with P2P File Sharing?

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2008

If you are new to the idea of P2P file sharing you may be want to know what types of files can be shared with P2P file sharing. You may have heard that any type of file sharing is wrong because of the many copyright laws associated with a lot of the files that are […]

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Most Popular P2P File Sharing Sites

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2008

P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing networks are some of the most popular websites visited today, particularly among high school and college aged students. In fact, 75% of college students and over 75 million people last year alone say they have downloaded music, videos, software, or other media from P2P file sharing sites. The start of P2P […]

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Economic Impact of P2P File Sharing

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2008

P2P, or peer-to-peer, file sharing on personal computers has become the norm for many people who want to download music, video, or other digital media files. This type of file sharing has become so popular, in fact, that in an average month, over 240 million files were downloaded from P2P services, and over 75 million […]

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The Basic Pros and Cons of P2P File Sharing

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2008

If you’re like seventy five percent of college-aged people in the United States, at some point you’ve probably downloaded music from the Internet, also known as P2P file sharing. But this type of sharing, while definitely popular, is not always a good idea. What is P2P file sharing? P2P (peer-to-peer or person-to-person) file sharing is […]

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How Copyright Ingringement Affects You (As A Sharer)

by Barbara J. Feldman May 31, 2008

Sharing files on the Internet has become a popular method of obtaining music and other media files. So popular, in fact, that over 75 million people a year turn to P2P (peer to peer) file sharing networks for their music. With P2P file sharing networks, computers can connect to a P2P network, including popular ones […]

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