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file sharing

n
(Computer Science)
a. the practice of sharing computer data or space on a network
b. (as modifier): a file-sharing application.
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Threats include viruses and worms, illegal downloading of copyright material, loss of confidential information and identity theft.
com fills the crucial need for consumer information about the impact of illegal downloading.
Additionally, C-level and IT executives are taking a closer look at Web content filtering software designed to monitor, manage, and block access to inappropriate sites and the illegal downloading of audio and video files on corporate networks.
With P2P use on the rise, student and educator attitudes toward illegal downloading and file-swapping, if ignored, have the potential to become a gateway for increased software piracy on thousands of college campuses.
The public needs to be educated that file swapping is illegal and most importantly, technology needs to be implemented that can address both illegal downloading and burning.
But half of people in Ireland don't know the penalties and consequences for illegal downloading.
IN the age in which illegal downloading is rife, will people really care about watching iPlayer illegally?
The music industry says it loses billions of dollars every year from the illegal downloading of songs, depriving it of the revenue it needs to pay artists, songwriters and talent scouts.
Nicholas Liddell, aged 47, was arrested last April after police linked his IP address to the illegal downloading of indecent images of children.
It looks at the history of social networking and online identities, criminal justice theory, crimes that can be performed via social networking and texting, hacking and identity theft, juvenile justice issues around cyber-bullying and illegal downloading, and online sexual victimization.
American porn starlet Jessica Drake, who helped kick off the campaign, said that people don't realise illegal downloading of copyrighted digital content results in a loss of jobs, lower wages, higher unemployment rates and higher taxes.
Rightscorp will soon represent authors and publishing companies by monitoring and monetizing their digital assets against copyright infringement and illegal downloading.