peer-to-peer network

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peer-to-peer network

 (pîr′tə-pîr′)
n.
A computer network in which every computer acts as both a client and server, allowing every computer to exchange data and services with every other computer in the network.
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Focus: Sufficiency of Evidence In the summer of 2014, investigators in the Kane County Sheriffs Office discovered that an IP address was using specialized peer-to-peer software to share child pornography over the internet.
HyperStore object storage is a peer-to-peer software defined platform that enables enterprises and solution providers to build Amazon S3-compatible cloud storage in a variety of capacities: on-premises, utilizing stand-alone software; via fully integrated Cloudian HyperStore appliances; or via AWS Marketplace.
Using its peer-to-peer software, the company reported that the credit union's net worth ratio stood at 10.
At the time, Skype called the problem an "industry-wide issue faced by all peer-to-peer software companies.
Kids like free music, free movies, free software - so they might use Mum or Dad's computer to install peer-to-peer software so they can download this stuff for free.
Aerus extends Magor s peer-to-peer software architecture to the cloud, delivering a unique approach in cloud-based service platforms.
The images were available for other computer users to view using what is known as peer-to-peer software, the affidavit said.
Golden Eye said it obtained the services of a forensic computer analyst to search for and identify addresses using peer-to-peer software to download its copyrighted works.
On 29 June 2007, at the behest of SABAM, the Court of First instance of Brussels ordered Scarlet to stop these copyright infringements by installing peer-to-peer software to prevent the sending or receiving by its clients of electronic files containing SABAM works.
In the letter, the Federal Trade Commission said research showed consumers continue to inadvertently share sensitive documents via peer-to-peer software like LimeWire.
The use and availability of peer-to-peer software on his computer to download made it possible for - in effect, exposed for acquisition for a finite period for - other internet users to search for photographs to download.