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  • P2P File Sharing

    A Reading Response of “Free TV: File-Sharing and the Value of Television” by Michael Z. Newman Topic: The topic of Newman’s (2012) article presents the ever-changing value of TV shows as a public and private commercial enterprise. Modern TV shows have become private commercial property of TV networks, but the availability of “pirated” TV shows in P2P file-sharing networks has decreased their value. Ironically, the success of P2P file sharing has legitimized TV as a new “negotiation” of value in an age of digital convergence. Therefore, the “topic” of this article dictates the changing value systems of TV through the context of legal and illegal P2P file sharing networks that disseminate higher quality TV shows to the public. Outline of Thesis:…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of File Sharing

    The revolution of illegal music sharing started in May 1999, when Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker launched software called Napster, a file sharing application through the Internet. In less than a year, Napster allowed more than 20 million people to share music in mp3 format, making it the most popular file sharing software on the Internet at that time. This huge community caused a major issue for the music industry. Since 1999, many sharing programs, which are copycats of Napster, have come and…

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  • The Importance Of File Sharing In The Internet

    In today’s digital world, the process of creating, discovering and sharing knowledge as well as the avoidance and misuse of file sharing often tests the limits of technology. Computer networks throughout college campuses frequently reproduce and distribute copyrighted music, movies, books, television shows, and software through the use of peer-to-peer (P2P) networks. A peer-to-peer, or “P2P,” file transfer service allows the user to share computer files through the Internet.…

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  • Advanced Activity Of File Sharing

    Advanced Activity File Sharing is a practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs. For example, sending emails to other colleges. Like iCloud lets you save all your work to all you apple devices and lets you share the work. All file sharing, P2P, and bittorrent are all related. Both file sharing and P2P are used to download files. To avoid copyright copyright you should remove any peer to peer programs installed on your computer. Bittorrent is…

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  • Peer File Sharing Research Paper

    The Legality of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and its Effects on the Media Industry The introduction of the internet to mainstream America was a marvelous time. It ushered in an era of interconnectedness and open communication. The internet also facilitated the transfer of information from one side of the world to the other. But as it seems with every new technology, people quickly began to exploit the abilities of the internet for their own personal, and commonly illegal, purposes. Along with…

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  • Peer File Sharing In The Music Industry

    including peer-to-peer file sharing. Peer-to-peer file sharing is the sharing of digital media through the Internet. When an individual searches for digital media files through p2p software, they are given many options to choose from and download straight to their computer. Although file sharing is convenient and a lot of the times cost-free, many major concerns arise such as piracy and the downfall of the music industry. The music industry has faced piracy prior to the age of the Internet by…

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  • The Effects Of Piracy Analysis

    The Effects of Piracy (by Jake Brisk) Steal This Film spends a great deal of time covering some of the effects of piracy. The interviewees claim that file sharing and piracy promotes creativity, because intellectual property owners need to come up with new and creative ways to earn a profit from their work. Additionally, the interviewees say, piracy is promoting creativity in the general population as well. File sharing has created thousands of new singers, rappers, and DJs, because anyone can…

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  • The Negative Consequences Of Music Piracy

    is rarely talked about. She was speaking out against music piracy. Music piracy, or the illegal copying and redistribution of music without a composer or singer’s permission, is a huge problem in the United States. Research finds that “30 billion songs were illegally downloaded between 2004 and 2009” (Adkins, n.d.). Illegal downloading is such a large problem that groups such as the RIAA, or the Recording Industry Association of America, have formed to represent the music artists and composers,…

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  • Piracy In The Music Industry

    “Both he (Beethoven) and his publisher had to contend with piracy by rival publishers who brought out editions of their own.” (, 2016) When the MP3 came out in the late 90’s it revolutionized the way music is consumed. It allowed files to be compressed down to one twelfth of it’s original size without being distorted. It is this format that gave birth to digital…

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  • Inhale V. Starbuzz Tobacco, Inc.

    Current Situation Illegal Downloading Since the Internet began, people have been sharing files with each other around the world. Many of these files are music, video, and other forms of media. But these files are illegal copies of intellectual properties, which are being given away without compensation to the IP owners. This has become a large problem for the music industry and other digital formats of media. File sharing websites have been around the Internet for years, but the former world…

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