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peer-to-peer

adj
(Computer Science) (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized server. Abbreviation: P2P

peer-to-peer

A relationship between two computers on the same network such that they are able to share information without a third computer having to act as a server. Peer-to-peer networking is often used on the Internet to facilitate the sharing of music and video files (often illegally) between users.
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Peer to peer continues the campaign to keep the Internet open and free.
We joined as we strongly believe they can support our contributions to the commercial development of the Peer to Peer landscape".
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