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us: Computer file sharing



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    • us: Computer files--Sharing
    • us: Digital file sharing
    • us: Electronic file sharing
    • us: File sharing, Computer
    • us: P2P file sharing
    • us: Peer-to-peer file sharing
    • us: Sharing, Computer file
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    • found: Work cat.: Copyright in cyberspace 2, c2005: p. 101 (File-sharing; allows computer users at different locations to trade digital files over the Internet; one type of technology provides downloadable software that users install on their computers and use to connect to a peer-to-peer (P2P) network; digital file sharing)
    • found: Encyclopedia Britannica online, Jan. 29, 2010: Cybercrime, Types of cybercrime, File sharing and piracy (a type of file-sharing service, known as peer-to-peer (P2P) networks consists of millions of users who voluntarily open their own computers to others for file sharing)
    • found: Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, v. 52, no. 2 (2009): pp. 134-138 (Peer-to-peer (P2P) software clients have millions of users worldwide sharing music, video, software, and pictures; Peer-to-peer file-sharing networks enable users to "publish" or "share" files)
    • found: Peer-to-peer file sharing and secondary liability in copyright law, c2009: p. 1 (Peer-to-peer (or P2P) file sharing)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Feb. 5, 2010 (File sharing; the practice of distributing or providing access to digitally stored information, such as computer programs, multi-media (audio, video), documents, or electronic books; common methods are manual sharing using removable media, centralized computer file server installations on computer networks, World Wide Web-based hyperlinked documents, and the use of distributed peer-to-peer (P2P) networking; P2P file sharing)
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