P2p Case Study

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The heterogeneous know-how of downloading
Each method of acquiring music helps the listener to make sense of the other. My two informants quoted before made reference to downloading or sharing, mainly via torrents. This piracy is one of the major concerns in public policies around the world as in academic research. But this is not entirely free and accessible to everybody. In the last survey about digital access from the National Institute of Information and Statistics (INEGI), it is stated that just 47.4 million Mexicans declare themselves users of the Internet, which is approximately 44 percent of the total population. But this does not mean that all of them have a regular access, just 10.8 million of houses have private access, which is
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Looking for a specific song, particularly one out of the mainstream charts is not an easy process, some practice is required to know the appropriate site or the process involved, the same could be said about p2p systems like Ares. Also one must know how to avoid the potential risks of each system. The process of choosing a technology for music is also incorporated and constantly changed by past experiences. In this case, once rejected the physical piracy the Internet becomes a possibility, but then a turnout appears and the digital shop is the most feasible alternative. But that does not switch him into a total buyer. When he is interrogated deeper about his practices he …show more content…
Some people expect that by mis-labeling their bands they would gain some audience. That is something that you avoid with Torrents, there is a sense of community, assessing the file in the comments or, even more, asking for some specific difficult album. - Ramón
Certain bands are trying to take advantage of the p2p networks, but the community, with any regulation clearly established, is in charge of filtering contents and helping others. That means that they, an unknown mass, participate actively in Ramón’s process. There he is appealing to the certainty of getting the desired song or album avoiding those who try to cheat the users. Then the ethical perspective is made flexible, and is not about the payment or the legal framework but the notion of those who try to create an advantage from the practices of others. In the past section the abuse came from those who take your money, here from those who treacherously use the system. Then, morals about getting music are mobile, unstable, they are always changing according to the network summoned by the listener at the moment of making a

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