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The Future of P2P Technology and Music

- The Future of P2P Technology and Music Since 1999, the situation around music has been changed drastically. In that year, the novel software “Napster” was released. With this software, people became able to get any file they want easily, sometimes illegally. Some musicians and people in the entertainment industry have tried to exterminate that P2P “Peer to Peer” technology. But it looks as if their efforts are in vain. People are going to use P2P technology more and it might as well become the official way to handle music distribution....   [tags: Napster Internet Music Essays]

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P2P: The Future of Computing

- Abstract: This paper discusses peer-to-peer file sharing and distributed computing. In the mid-1980s, the term P2P, or peer-to-peer, was used by local area network vendors to describe the computing nodes on their networks.  Previous to that, the term was used to describe ARPAnet, the military-backed computer network that would become the model for today's Internet[1].  Today however, the term P2P has a very different meaning - it has come to describe applications designed specifically to exploit peer relationships between computers, using the Internet as an extension of the local network[2].  Its primary uses include not only the sharing of huge amounts of information, but also the sharing o...   [tags: Technology Essays]

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Illegal P2P File Sharing

- About 5 years ago Napster, a network software application, was being used to download music files. The network was growing faster than anybody who ever started it would have imagined. When artists, songwriters, and all of the other people involved in making CD's realized that this wasn't going to slow down any time soon, they decided that they needed to stop Napster. Little by little, Napster was being less used and it became harder to find the songs wanted until nobody used it anymore. When all of this was happening, other applications were made available....   [tags: Music]

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The P2P Piracy Prevention Act Attacks Consumers

- The P2P Piracy Prevention Act Attacks Consumers Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have had a staggering growth in the past few years. Since Napster, dozens of P2P networks have been created in its imitation. Due to the growing accessibility of broadband, which increases the speed of downloads, P2P networks generate nearly 1.8 billion downloads per month. Popularity and acceptance is still continually growing. As many users see P2P software as just file sharing, entertainment industries and other big companies see it as copyright infringement and stealing from copyright owners without their rightful authorization or compensation....   [tags: Technology Internet Essays]

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) vs. P2P

- The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) vs. P2P It began with the sacking of Napster, and has steadily grown to become an all-out offensive against participants of on-line Peer-2-Peer (P2P) file sharing networks. While the Recording Industry, (RIAA), may have fired the first salvo, the Film Industry, represented by the Motion Picture Association of America, (MPAA), from recently jumping into the litigious fray. On November 16th, 2004, the MPAA announced it would begin launching lawsuits against a select group of P2P users accused of possessing and/or transmitting copyrighted films....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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P2P File-Sharing

- P2P File-Sharing INTRODUCTION Technology is moving at an ever-increasing rate, which faces us with many new issues as we move into a digital age. Gone are the days where property and transactions were physically tangible. A medium of an electronic nature is now today’s preferred choice as opposed to traditional means. This new electronic medium is hardly tangible yet it is becoming more pervasive in our lives. So what exactly are some of these technologies and issues associated with them. This paper will look into both the domestic and the international issues associated with MP3 and Peer-to-Peer technologies over the Internet....   [tags: Computers Software Technology Essays]

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Why Should Peer You Peer ( P2p ) Networks Do You Grow Their Business?

- 2.What should peer-to-peer (P2P) networks do to grow their business. P2P providers should look for new ways to legalize file-sharing. P2P companies should convince the music industry by presenting feasible solutions that economically can benefit the music industry, like charging users fees to access files. Placing a system to assist file-sharing users to open retail accounts, whereas retailers allow other P2P fans to download songs for small fees, then a percentage of this money is handed in to copyright owners....   [tags: File sharing, Peer-to-peer, Anti-copyright]

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The Availabilty of the Internet of Everything

- ... Retrieved 02 27, 2014, from www.pcworld.com: http://www.pcworld.com/article/251993/how_to_choose_a_server_for_your_small_business.html chen jj. (2003). Short range wireless technologies with mobile paymets system. 649-656. Cheng C., K. H.-S. (2002, November). Use of Spectral analysis in defence of DOS attacks. Global Telecomunication Conference, 3. Cisco Systems. (2013). Cisco Systems. Retrieved 02 11, 2014, from www.Cisco.com: http://www.cisco.com/we/about/ac79/innov/IoE.html Coronel, M. C....   [tags: P2P, M2M, M2P, connectivity]

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Internet Piracy

- In recent years, internet piracy or "file sharing" of copyrighted material has gained much popularity. It is a topic that has incessantly sparked debate and has even received global attention. Although on the surface the act of file sharing may seem harmless, it is far from it. Each year, film and record production companies as well as software and video game development companies suffer from billions of dollars in lost profits. This loss comes as a direct result of internet piracy. Many agree that file sharing is unethical and consider it to be no different than downright theft....   [tags: file sharing, P2P, network]

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Digital Music Distribution: Napster Vs. Kazzaa

- Over the past decade, since online music distribution networked its way into existence, the digital music forefront has proven to be a precarious foray — companies have come in and out of the market, utilizing a full spectrum of creative business models in attempts to lasso these newly unleashed possibilities of online music distribution. Some offer distinctly legal solutions that consumers are more or less resistant to and others hover ambiguously over the boundaries of copyright law, attracting users through questionable means....   [tags: P2P File Sharing]

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Against Illegal Music Downloading

- Flash back to October, 1997. The punk rockers who call themselves Green Day prepare to release the much anticipated follow-up album to Dookie, Nimrod. Every kid between the ages of 10 and 20 is ready to pounce on the album when it hits stores. Every one of my friends begs their parents to take them to the store on that cold Tuesday morning. The older kids ditch class to get in line at the local Best Buy. The album sells 80,000 copies in the first week and over 2 million before the new Millennium ....   [tags: MP3 File Sharing P2P]

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The Birth Of Napster To The Death Of Privacy

- The Birth of Napster To The Death of Privacy One of the most debated issues before our society is the issue of internet privacy. Privacy is such a valued concept that in today's world we pay good money in order to keep intruders out of our computer systems and out of our lives. Peer-to-Peer downloading is a major factor to the internet privacy issue. Peer-to-Peer downloading (also known as "file sharing") is considered by Microsoft to be "the act of making files on one computer accessible to others on a network." The original use of file sharing was simply meant for users to send files to one another....   [tags: Peer-to-Peer Downloading P2P File Sharing]

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Bittorrent

- If you’ve spent any amount of time browsing the internet in the past half-decade, you’ll probably have heard about BitTorrent, a popular program used for downloading media. Whether or not you know how to use it is another thing altogether. I’m here to tell you that it’s invaluable and to show you how to get started with it. Disclaimer: BitTorrent is an entirely legal program and infrastructure. Downloading copyrighted material through it is not. If you follow my instructions here, you will have done something wholly illegal and morally reprehensible....   [tags: File Sharing P2P]

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What´s a Peer-to-peer Network?

- Introduction: Peer-to-peer (P2P) is a substitute network design to the conventional client-server architecture. P2P networks utilize a decentralised model in which each system, act as a peer, and serve as a client with its own layer of server functionality. A companion plays the role of a client and a server in the meantime. That is, the node can send calls to other nodes, and at the same time respond to approaching calls from other companions in the system. It is different from the traditional client-server model where a client can just send requests to a server and then wait for the server’s response....   [tags: re-association, napster, client-server]

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Restrictions to Protect Intellectual Property

- Restrictions to Protect Intellectual Property Most people have heard the term,” Intellectual Property”, which means the creations of the mind, such as inventions, trademarks, or designs. In the contemporary era, people have many arguments about their lives and environment. One of the biggest arguments is about intellectual property. With the development of technology, people can share their ideas more conveniently, which is related to intellectual property. The argument is whether people should restrict intellectual property or not, which means people should protect intellectual property or abandon it....   [tags: inventions, trademarks, design]

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Anthill: A Framework for the Design and Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Systems

- Anthill: a Framework for the Design and Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Systems The Montresor (2000) paper outlines a new approach which is christened Anthill, for designing P2P applications based on comparisons to ant colonies. It continues with proposing a framework to support the development and study of new protocols based on a P2P approach. The paper considers how there are common issues such as security and routing that are applicable to P2P projects however conventional algorithm techniques to resolve these issues are deemed inappropriate....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The Recording Industry Association Of America

- This article talks about the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed thousands of lawsuits against individuals that use unauthorized peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks to share music. These people included children, adults, unemployed single mothers, college professors, and college students. The first section of this article is talking about RIAA filed a lawsuit against the peer-to-peer technology companies such as Limewire, iMesh, AudioGalaxy, and Aimster at the beginning of December 1999....   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing, Gnutella, Kazaa]

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Distributed Applications & Web Services - Literature Review

- Anthill A paper authored by Montresor (2001) outlines a new approach, aptly christened Anthill, for designing peer-to-peer (P2P) applications based on comparisons to ant colonies. The paper proposes a framework to assist with the development of fresh protocols for P2P methodologies. The author considers how there are issues that typically apply to P2P projects such as security and routing for which conventional algorithm techniques for resolving these issues are deemed inappropriate. Therefore Anthill is proposed as a framework to support individuals in the investigation and design of innovative P2P algorithms....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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Internet Cache System: Cloud Downloading System

- The latest premium services provided for video content downloading is called as cloud downloading. Consisting of two modes namely server mode and helper mode. Both these designs are useful for certain operating regimes. Here to propose an algorithm called Automatic Mode Selection (AMS) that switches between the modes automatically. Thus, it helps to optimize the design of cloud downloading services (Yipeng Zhou et al., 2013). Yan et al focused on using cloud download scheme for providing satisfactory content distribution service for unpopular video by improving the data transfer rate and by utilising the cloud to guarantee the data health of video (Huang et al., 2011).Nalini and Srinivas pro...   [tags: Algorithms, Server, Video]

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Cost of Free Music Downloading

- In 1999, Napster hit the scene with a peer-to-peer file sharing application that changed the world. Within a year, millions of people were trading songs from a simple download. It didn't take long for Metallica to sue Napster and to ban users from access. Napster was forced to shut down in 2001 (Mason). This opened the door; in the next few years, P2P networks and file sharing across the world grew exponentially. The torrent protocol and sites such as The Pirate Bay, Torrent Reactor and TorrentSpy became very popular....   [tags: Music]

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Classes of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks

- ... Thus, unstructured overlays provide complete flexibility on where resources can be published by the peers; search methods are not based on hash functions and can naturally support non-exact matches. Search techniques for unstructured P2P overlays are typically categorized in blind and informed [41, 43]. Blind search schemes employ flooding or random-based techniques to relay queries to peers in the network. Peers keep no information about the P2P network or the probable locations of objects for routing queries [41]....   [tags: structure, search, algorithms]

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Security in peer to peer networks

- Thesis statement: Users of Peer to Peer networks must be aware of the security and how to deal with the attacks. Introduction Technologies are getting more advance each day, in this assignment will be sharing and discuss about the security in peer to peer networks. Security run an important role in every network applications because this is the place where people and the systems are all link up together and can access each other data and also programs. According to Madron (1992) points out that: One of the primary objectives of computer networks (and especially of local area networks) is to provide easy and convenient access to computer systems within an organizations, and it is that sa...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Botnets: The Real Threat

- Abstract─Distantly controlled and managed (by botmaster or botherder) malicious software (called botnets or ‘bot armies’) hidden in large number of computers may cause extraordinary likely damage to the Internet. Botnets can initiate massive coordinated attacks upon Internet resources and its infrastructure devices. The most likely potential uses of botnets are distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, spamming, sniffing traffic, keylogging, installing advertisement addons and google adsense abuse, attacking internet relay chat (IRC) networks, attacking peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, hypertext transport protocol (HTTP) networks, and mass identity theft etc....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Internet & Society: Technologies and Politics of Control

- Internet & Society: Technologies and Politics of Control From the moment Internet file-sharing became a reality, exploding into millions of homes and dorms, something changed. Internet file sharing brought with it the opportunity to access for free what had previously cost money. Beyond that, file sharing created a social norm that music and digital media ought to be free. How did this happen. How did file sharers warp reality and forever create this notion that digital media, notably music doesn’t require the money it always had before....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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An Ethical Evaluation of Peer-to-Peer File Swapping

- An Ethical Evaluation of Peer-to-Peer File Swapping Abstract The last few years has seen an explosion in the use of the Internet as a means for exchanging, free of charge, digital media by way of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file sharing technologies. Initially, the practice was primarily limited to the swapping of music, in the form of MP3 files. The pervasiveness of broadband, the advent of newer file types, and the creation of more sophisticated technologies has subsequently made possible the exchange of other types as well – including movies, television shows and software....   [tags: File Sharing Research Papers]

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The Internet Has Changed The Traditional Supply Chain Of The Music Industry And Online File Sharing

- The internet has changed the traditional supply chain of the music industry and online file sharing has become a significant part of how music is distributed today. The original model was one of a circulation chain from artist to studio and finally to consumer, however the invention of the mp3 format and the introduction of p2p file sharing have facilitated more direct distribution channels. The first successful attempt at this new method of music sharing came in the form of Napster in 1999 which allowed users to share files across computers, connecting them at much faster speeds with larger sharing quantities in a peer-to-peer file sharing system....   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing, Kazaa, Freenet]

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Software Is Extremely Helpful And Its Utility Drives Computer Use

- Software is extremely helpful and its utility drives computer use. There are different types of software, front-end software as well as back-end software. There is paid software, free software, and software that is a combination of both. When downloading peer to peer software risks present themselves in one or two ways. The software itself may contain a virus, also the files that are shared over peer to peer software may contain viruses as well. P2P software has no place in the office environment because there are more liabilities than benefits associated with it....   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing, Computer]

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Case Study : The Home Depot Data Breach

- Case Study: The Home Depot Data Breach Dinesh Somala A00146897 Summary This case study is about the data breach that had taken place in the home depot in 2014 Where in 56 million payment cards were stolen and the issues related to the occurrence. Nowadays, hacking systems which get the data from payment card in retail stores is a popular issue. The use of stolen third-party vendor credentials and RAM scraping malwares were the main reasons for the data breach....   [tags: Credit card, Payment, Debit card, Payment systems]

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The Issues Arising From File Sharing

- The internet is one of the most exciting phenomena to be invented in the world of technology. It was widely received and accepted by all sectors of the society, including the government, and businesses. The communication and media platforms were on the frontline in embracing the new technology. The internet is currently the largest source of music and video content. The availability of high-speed internet connections and a creation of inexpensive and easily distributable digital contents has facilitated to the high number of downloads....   [tags: Copyright, Copyright infringement, Peer-to-peer]

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Internet Music Sharing and the RIAA

- Internet Music Sharing and the RIAA In today’s high-tech computer savvy world, one of the largest controversies brewing on the internet is the downloading and sharing of music using various peer-to-peer programs such as Kazaa, Limewire, Audio Galaxy, and many others. These programs use software that, “rather than going through a server to request information, can make requests directly to other software. This attribute is what allows users of P2P networks to freely exchange music, movies and other types of files (Friedenberg).” To the everyday user, downloading all of their music from the internet is great....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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The Home Is A Non Profit Agency

- Seton Home is a Non-Profit agency that sets out to help teen mothers and their children. This semester I was blessed with the opportunity to receive hands on experience while volunteering with them. With that being said, I would love to tell you more about what they do. Seton’s main focus is to help better the lives of teen mothers and their littles ones. Many of their residents are teen parents who are involved in a CPS case or at some point were, however the CPS cases usually involves the teens family and not the teen and her child....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Adolescence, Abortion, Abuse]

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The Costs for Free Music

- Illegal downloading is causing billions of dollars in financial loses to the music industry every year. "In the decade since Napster emerged, music sales in the U.S. have dropped 47 percent, from $14.6 billion to $7.7 billion. From 2004 through 2009 alone, approximately 30 billion songs were illegally downloaded on file-sharing networks” ("Students"). In 1999, Napster hit the scene with a peer-to-peer file sharing application that transformed the world. Within a year, millions of people were trading songs from a simple download....   [tags: Music ]

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The Effectiveness of Anti-Piracy Tactics

- 3. Will any of the antipiracy tactics adopted by the film industry be effective in stopping the illegal copying and distribution of films. Why. Depending upon the tactics used some of the strategies utilized by the film industry to restrain individuals from copying and sharing copyrighted films will work, however, most will have little or no effect. One common tactic used in the movie industry to combat film piracy is the development of short advertisement-like clips that are set to automatically play before the beginning of a feature film presentation....   [tags: Film Industry]

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Online Music Piracy

- Online Piracy Online piracy has continued to grow in this digital age. You’ll find a large majority of homes equipped with a computer and access to the outside internet. This is for the most part harmless for the average user, but as technology continues to pave the way, a greater ease of access to content is available to anyone who chooses to pursue it. Among this available content is illegal distributions of music, movies, games, and applications, which normally could only be found at a local retail store for a set price....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Music on the Internet and Copyright Infringement

- Abstract Millions of users worldwide use online file swapping services, in order to download free music. Record companies, needless to say, are not very happy about this, neither are many musicians. This paper presents the historical and legal background of this subject. Then, it discusses the morality of such free music services, based on two major ethical theories: consequentialism and contractianism. Introduction The Audio Home Recording Act (AHRA) [1], states: “No action may be brought under this title alleging infringement of copyright based on the manufacture, importation, or distribution of a digital audio recording device, a digital audio recording medium, an analog recording de...   [tags: Web Music Industry Essays]

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Senator Orrin Hatch: the Computer Terminator

- Senator Orrin Hatch is digging hole much to deep. Hatch has proposed legislation to "destroy" the computers of copyright violators using P2P (peer to peer) networks. Yes, that's right. A member of the United States government is "interested in doing that [destroying personal property]. After all "That may be the only way you can teach someone about copyright...That would be the ultimate" lesson learned (McCullagh). Not only is destroying personal property, dare say, illegal, bringing about technology to do so would be brainless....   [tags: Current Events]

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The History Of File Sharing Abstract

- The History of File Sharing Abstract People have lots of options when it comes to file sharing, but BitTorrent is the most popular among the file sharing clients. File sharing began when the first floppy disks were established by IBM in 1971. The first floppy disk only held eighty kilobytes of storage. The floppy disk developed throughout time by getting smaller and having more space available on them. The first online bulletin board system was created 1978 by ward Christensen. This system let people share files over a very basic version of the internet....   [tags: File sharing, Peer-to-peer, Copyright]

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The Age Of The Internet

- The age of the Internet has been a blessing and curse for the music industry. The rapidly progression of the internet has giving way for music digitalization and reproduction. This has also paved way for music sharing among one another without a cost. The sharing of copyrighted materials has definitely contributed to the declining of music album sells. Also P2P filing sharing website such as Kazaa, Bit Torrent, LimeWire, Grokster, and Napster has created an easy platform, which promote the infringement of copyrighted material especially music....   [tags: File sharing, Copyright, Copyright infringement]

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The Popularity Of Peer And Peer File Sharing

- The popularity of peer to peer file sharing was as an offshoot of the introduction of Naspers and people who were in need of certain information and those who could give it were interconnected.[ ] The workings of Peer-to-peer file sharing differ from the old-styled file downloading system in such a way that a software program is used to locate or search for computers that are in possession or have what you need rather than the web browser. The computers are called peers because they are same as yours, they are yours.[ ] So you run the software on your computer and send out a request for the file you need and the software will query other computers with the same software connected to the in...   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing]

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Peer to Peer Lending

- Vocabulary: Peer to peer: pair à pair Duration: durée Credit score: score de crédit Collateral: garantie colatérale Saving account: compte d'épargne Mortage: hypothèque (immobilier) SEC: Security and Exchange Commission (Commission de régulation des opération boursières américaine) bn: abréviation de billion (milliard au sens de 1000 x 1000 x 1000 = 10^9) Credit default: défaut de paiement Outstanding: en cours Indebtment: endettement Proprietary: en propre Peer to peer lending The peer to peer lending activity consists for individuals to lend and borrow money to and from other inviduals against interests through a peer to peer fund....   [tags: investment, borrower, interest]

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Peer to Peer Technology and Copyright

- Peer to Peer Technology and Copyright Recently, there has been a series of copyright infringement litigations against Internet businesses that are involved with unauthorized distribution of music files. The US recording industry claims to lose three million dollars per year because of piracy. A report predicted an estimated 16 percent of all US music sales, or 985 million dollars would be lost due to online piracy by 2002 (Foege, 2000; cited from McCourt & Burkart, 2003) Even though this claim has to be taken with caution, as it is based on false assumption that if copyright laws were strictly enforced, audio pirates would become buyers, it is apparent that audio piracy grew to a w...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Battling Digital Piracy

- In today’s age where Internet can provide fast access to any kind of information and media, copyrighted content faces grave threat of infringement. The distribution and unauthorized copying of such copyrighted content results in digital piracy. Common examples are downloading and uploading movies, music, e-books, software, and other copyrighted content online. Piracy deprives the original creators, scientists and artists of the deserved incentives. Digital Piracy has caused the US Copyright Industry a loss of billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs....   [tags: Piracy]

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Digital Distribution And Music Industry

- There are six key new market disruptions concerning the digital distribution of music: the creation of a new and broad customer base, the possibility of an annuity versus a per-unit revenue model, the gatekeeper advantage for a record company having proprietary access to a new digital distribution infrastructure, understanding of a technology that could be applied to other digital content, need for balance between physical and digital distribution strategies, the strategy the incumbent should adopt with respect to the evolving war over digital distribution standards....   [tags: Music Industry Digital Technology]

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Digital Subscriber Line Is a Family of Technologies

- 1. An introduction Digital subscriber line (DSL) technology transforms an ordinary telephone line into a broadband communications link, much like adding express lanes to an existing highway. DSL increases data transmission rates by a factor of twenty or more by sending signals in previously unused high frequencies. DSL technology has added a new twist to the utility of twisted-pair telephone lines. DSL is a family of technologies that provide Internet access by transmitting digital data over the wires of a local telephone network....   [tags: telephone, broadband, communication]

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Digital Media And Its Effect On The Future

- What is ownership. How has it changed in recent years with the increase of digital media. With the outstanding increase in popularity for media in a digital format, it has begun to beg the question as to what it means to actually own something. Currently, ownership in the eyes of the customer making a purchase entails having paid for an object/access to use said media, but, to the companies that produce the media ownership has a completely different meaning. With the unclear understanding of what it means to actually own digital media creates issues when it comes to sharing what most people consider to be their own property....   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing, Mass media, Music]

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Napster: From Illegal Weapon to Killer Application

- Amidst the hot debate about whether or not music should be free, are ethical and moral considerations as well. The emergence of digital entertainment, whether MP3, peer-to-peer (P2P) applications, video streaming, or audio books, has caused an inevitable shift in the entertainment market (Weiss, 2006). Napster rapidly became a success when it started allowing its customers to download MP3 music free of charge. In fact, Napster’s form of file-sharing shifted the entertainment market from a commodity base to a service base by eliminating cost to the customer....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Clandestine Drug Laboratories and the Fire Service

- Clandestine labs pose a great risk, to the individuals producing these toxic concoctions they don’t realize how dangerous and volatile these chemical are. These chemicals cause three main types of harm. (1) physical injury from explosions, fires, chemical burns, and toxic fumes. (2) environmental hazards and (3) endangerment of the surrounding area/child endangerment. () The most popular drug produced by clandestine laboratories is methamphetamines. Methampheramines are made from cold medicines, herbal pills and nutritional supplements....   [tags: Drugs ]

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The Growing Problem of Online Piracy

- With the introduction of digital media, online piracy emerged as this era’s copyright infringement. Technology industries joined together in order to collaborate on ideas to stop piracy before it began to hurt their business. By these industries working together, they believed they could stop piracy on their own. Although in the last ten years, piracy has become prevalent around the world. The conversation about piracy has changed from once thinking that piracy was not a major problem to today’s realization that piracy is out of control....   [tags: copyrights, music, government]

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Regional Restriction of Streaming Videos

- Regional restriction of streaming videos The Internet — a fascinating place jam packed with things to read, to watch and to download. According to the ISC Internet Domain Surveys, the number of registered website domains doubles every 2-3 years. There are over 625 million registered domains in their last survey conducted in January 2009. Greater than 1.7 billion people use the Internet and the majority of usage since the creation of peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing protocol (from 2003-2006) has been to download audio and video files via these networks....   [tags: Media ]

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Copyrights in the Music Industry

- Is important for anyone who has created any intellectual property to protect it. In the music industry, in order for someone to protect their work, they must obtain a copyright. Music has been around before anyone could obtain a copyright and when the invention of the computer came along it made it easier for someone to steal another artist's intellectual property with the help of the internet. This paper will cover what events have taken a big role in copyright protection for artist, the consequences if someone was to break the rules of a copyright which is called copyright infringement, and how will a copyright hold in the future....   [tags: Intellectual Property, Copyrights]

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International Copyright vs. Online Piracy

- ... Bit Torrents allowed users to download from other users, but rather than from just one, bits of a downloaded files are randomly pieced together from thousands of sources. However, The Pirate Bay, unlike other sites, was different. Its servers, as well as the men who founded the site, are Swedish. Sweden’s copyright laws are very lose, especially on content protected by foreign entities. American (as well as other nations’) copyrights don’t stand in Swedish courts. This seemingly untouchable strategy still stands today, as The Pirate Bay is the largest online piracy site in the world....   [tags: prodit, market, information, technology]

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Japan 's Experience Of Japan

- 10. Japan 's experience Japan has ratified most of the existing WTO treaties like TRIPS and WIPO as well as other international FTAs. It is now considering entering the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Japan has in the past very strong rates of enforcement of intellectual property rights laws and was the first country that ratified ACTA, so any agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership will be good in putting negotiating for Japan’s agreement to the TRIPS-Plus intellectual property rights aspects of this new agreement....   [tags: Copyright, Copyright infringement]

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Napster 's Case Against Napster

- Facts of the case: Napster was a peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing application that was created by Shawn Fanning in 1999. This application was developed so that users could share compressed music files with other users by searching their hard drives and transferring copies of the files via the free Napster software. Though Napster aided in the facilitation of these file transfers, it did not store music files on a server or any other company owned computer or storage device. Popularity of Napster quickly soared; within a year’s time, Napster’s website was a rated as a top 50 most-visited web address.1 Record companies took notice of Napster’s popularity, and also took issue with the large-sca...   [tags: Copyright, Copyright infringement, File sharing]

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Luncheon At The Morning Glory Cafe

- Luncheon At The Morning Glory Cafe After I was given an assignment to research any issue involving the digital media, I began to investigate the controversy about whether copying and downloading information or music off the Internet was legal; and if it was not legal, what are the current regulations. The paper begins with a story that stages a meeting of all the researchers who had previously never met before. The purpose of the story is to familiarize the reader with the information. The next portion of the paper is analyzing the sources, with the last section discussing how I felt after the research and why....   [tags: Personal Narrative Technology Essays]

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Evolution Of Peer To Peer

- The current phenomenon of peer-to-peer programs (also known as P2P) all began with a college student named Shawn Fanning at Northeastern University, who wanted an easier way of finding music over the internet. Websites that offered good music all seemed to lead to dead ends, frustrating Shawn and those around him. It inspired him to make a file-sharing system combined with a music search function that would allow users to “bypass the rats' nest of legal and technical problems that kept great music from busting out all over the World Wide Web.” It was called Napster....   [tags: File Sharing Internet ]

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Insert Coin

- Insert Coin The Arcade has died and no-one seems to either have noticed or cared. Once a place where youths and adults would gather to play video games and interact with each other, this physical meeting place has moved online to a “Virtual Arcade”. The inherent replacement for the arcade were Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG), which seemingly were ushered in, as arcades were phased out, MMOGs allow many users (game players) sometimes in the 10s of thousands to connect and interact with each other at the same time....   [tags: Video Games]

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IT Security

- With the addition of new technologies that provide greater functionality and improved graphical designs, Web applications are at greater risk for exploitation (Samuelle, 2009). Unauthorized users exploit the vulnerabilities of web applications to access an authorized user’s core system files and any information that they have stored on the system. JavaScript enables programmers to create dynamic content within their HTML code, but it’s use enables hackers to exploit the web browser vulnerability in order to gain access to read a user’s files and intercept their web activities....   [tags: Technology, Graphical Designs]

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Digital Piracy

- Digital Piracy Copyright laws are used every day, but what exactly is protected and considered as copyrighted under these laws. Copyright is a form of protection in the U.S. constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship. Copyright laws are not only used in the U.S. there are several different agreements and treaties that are used across the world that support copyright infringment. The reason for these laws now more than ever is due to technology making it easier for people to make or distributed copyrighted information with ease....   [tags: copyright, authorship, intellectual property]

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Digital Music Piracy

- Digital music piracy has been a worry of the music industry since the creation of Napster in 1998. Piracy is the act of stealing something that does not belong to you which has been outlined in our society as something that is bad or against the law. There are many articles out there that highlight music piracy but four main important ones include: “The Music Industry on (the) Line. Surviving Music Piracy in a Digital Era” by Jelle Janssens, “Neutralizing Music Piracy: An Empirical Examination” by Jason R....   [tags: Music]

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Peer-to-peer Networks Exploit the Relationship Between Computers

- A peer-to-peer network is composed for participants that make a portion of their resources available directly to their peers without transitional network to the hosts or servers. Peers are both suppliers and consumers of resources, in contrast to the traditional client-server model where only servers supply, and clients consume.(dictionary.com) Peer-to-peer has come to designed specifically to exploit the relationship between computers, which using the Internet to extend to local networks. It primary cause for peer-to-peer is to share huge amounts of information and transfer free resources to numerous computers....   [tags: Peer-to-peer Networks, Computers, information tech]

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Computers and Internet Era: Cybercrimes

- Introduction This last decade or so has witnessed the exponential development in the world of computers. With this development, there has been an increase in the cybercrimes as well. As with any other technology, the use of computers and internet depends upon the one who is using them. They can be used for constructive purposes as well as destructive purposes. Cybercrime is any illegal internet activity that is conducted with the intent of harming any other person or organization in any way. These are the transgression which have a criminal motivation; causing physical or mental harm or blemish the reputation of an individual or organization, by using any telecommunication network....   [tags: data, telecommunications, network]

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Music Downloading

- Music downloading is one of the biggest phenomenon’s to hit the market in the past decade, and undoubtedly you’ve downloaded some music yourself. But lately music downloading has become an issue, and record companies along with their artists have tried to stop this new wave from happening. Though some people consider file sharing illegal; I believe it’s absolutely necessary for musicians to get there names out, and for music lovers to hear there sound. Viranda Normand said it best “Most artists are dying for exposure, he explained, so when the record labels hold back music like candy from a child, it's not about the fans anymore....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Digital Piracy

- All around the world people connected to the internet are downloading free digital content through P2P file sharing software. Intellectual property rights are being broken as people are downloading free content through P2P (Peer 2 Peer) networks, and illegal websites online. Production companies can’t do anything about that because developers of this type of software can’t be blamed for what people share. And no one can track the people behind the illegal websites. Production companies took a bold step forward by uploading their content online....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Global Ethical Perspective of Peer-to-peer File-sharing

- The Global Ethical Perspective of Peer-to-peer File-sharing Introduction This paper is an analytical essay on global ethical issues on peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing. A history and background of peer-to-peer file-sharing will be given, as well as how it became an issue. This paper will explore what aspects of file-sharing are ethical and at what point it becomes unethical. An explanation of the laws will be described and whether the laws different from region-to-region around the world. The paper will include personal experiences with file sharing, as well as an in-depth analysis on the topic with high-quality industry and academic references to defend a particular moral/ethical positio...   [tags: Technology Internet File Sharing Essays]

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The Ethics of File Sharing Software

- The Ethics of File Sharing Software Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discuss the ethical problem that file sharing software creates when used to transfer copy written material. It is contested that the very existence of this software promotes piracy. The paper will focus on the creators of the file sharing software, knowing that the user employs their product illegally. The software creators (Kazaa, Grokster, Morpheus, etc) are claiming that they cannot control what the end user does with its product....   [tags: Computers Technology Software Essays]

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Internet Piracy: Theft of Intellectual Property

- Piracy is a form of theft. Specifically, it refers to the unauthorized copying or use of intellectual property. Intellectual property is knowledge or expression that is owned by someone. There are three major types of intellectual property: 1) creative works, including music, written material, movies, and software, which are protected by copyright law; 2) inventions, which are protected by patent law; and 3) brand-name products, which are protected by trademarks. Many of the issues surrounding piracy have to do with the difference between intellectual property and physical property....   [tags: Copyright Violation]

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Case Study on Communications Systems

- Case Study on Communications Systems I intend to carry out my case study using my own knowledge and also gaining research from the internet and books from the library. I have provided some research on communications systems and network systems before I began my tasks. I obtained information about these from the internet and books from the Beauchamp library. Communication system: an assembly of equipment that allows data to be transferred between two or more places. Network systems: Below is a chart to show the speeds of technology and how good the connection speeds are for communication....   [tags: Papers]

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Media Piracy

- Have you ever bought a CD, listened to it, and then wondered, “Why did I spend fifteen dollars on that?” There are two ways in which to answer that question. Either you concur and know how irritating such a situation could be, or you could be one of the many people today who simply omit purchasing music and download it straight from the Internet. It is fascinating what the Internet can do today. Just about anything can be done with the use of a computer. So, why should hard working people who want to enjoy the harmonies of their favorite bands have to trek to a store like “Best Buy” and purchase the dingy compact discs when they could get the same content for free and from the comfort of th...   [tags: Ethics ]

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Copyright Infringement

- Copyright Infringement: Why Legislation Won’t Help and More On January 18th, 2012, over 75,000 websites voluntarily went dark ("Go on Strike!") to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA). Most notably, Wikipedia, the sixth most popular website in the world, blacked out all of its English language content for 24 hours ("Action.", “"Alexa Top 500 Global Sites."). Many other sites such as Google, Reddit, WordPress, Tumblr, Flickr and Vimeo posted links about the acts and/or enabled their users to black out their own content for 24 hours (“Action”)....   [tags: legislation, online piracy]

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How Does Technology Help Preserve the History and Make It Accessible while Keeping Its Integrity and Credibility?

- In the developed world, a day cannot pass without an involvement of technology. The ease of use for personal needs let to the prevalence of technology over traditional types of media, such as television, radio or printed publications. Most of the world news is being witnessed in a digital world, as an average user increased the amount of time spent online from 13 hours in a week in 2009 to 23 hours in 2013 . The ease of use of technology resulting in more than benefit, as the ease of manipulation has become an arising issue due to the range of software that give an possibility to the common user....   [tags: manipulation of primary digital files]

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Statement of Purpose as a Researcher in the Field of Power Systems at Michigan Technological University

- ... Thus the ambition to pursue Ph.D. degree from USA, where the best research amenities are offered, became an automated choice for me. While in my third year of undergraduate study, I got acquainted with the concepts of signal and systems, digital signal processing (ETE 221), electronic circuitry, communication engineering and microprocessor fundamentals (ETE 311). When I studied power electronic circuits such as: ac to dc uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers, voltage controllers, converters, dc to ac inverters and power supplies, I decided to build my career on “Power Systems and Power Electronics” which prompted me to take more core courses and lab works in electrical and electronics f...   [tags: telecommunications, bangledesh, telecom]

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The World Of The Music Industry Has Changed Greatly Since The Heady Heyday Of Vinyl

- The world of the music industry has changed greatly since the heady heyday of vinyl. The way to a music fan 's heart, however, has not changed at all. There was a time when fans fell in love with music and lined up for the next hot album release. Those days are gone. Music is increasingly becoming commoditized entertainment so touching the hearts of music fans has become increasingly difficult. How do you connect with fans in a lucrative way. How do you cut through the avalanche competing digital entertainment from online gaming to social media and from illegal downloading to free online music video....   [tags: Printing press, Johannes Gutenberg, Printing]

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How Peer And Peer Networking Improve Data Sharing For The Global Community Of Users?

- Nikita Kakorin Candidate Number: To What Extent does Peer to Peer Networking Improve Data Sharing for the Global Community of Users. Computer Science Julie Nygaard Total Word Count without Abstract: 3046 Total Word Count with Abstract: 3229 1 December 2014 Abstract: Peer to Peer (P2P) networking is becoming more and more commonly used by a very diverse section of the population. It is affecting our lives, the lives of those around us, and the economy we depend on, all at the same time....   [tags: Peer-to-peer, File sharing, Client-server]

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Trusted Network Connect of Trusted Computing Group (TCG) With 802.1x Port based Authentication

- Abstract— Trusted Computing Group (TCG) is providing a great effort to provide network security at every level, that’s why the technologies of trusted computing group are spreading very rapidly and will become the most leading technologies in next few years. Always there are Threats to networks, which create need for some features to secure the network at end point admission. The flow of information must be confident and data integrity measures should also be followed. The models provided by trusted computing group provides high and powerful security features, TNC: Trusted Network Connect is a technology provided by TCG, which provides security both at hardware and software platforms....   [tags: Technology ]

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Research Rationale And Problem Of The Internet And Digital Downloading Of Music

- Research Rationale and Problem The client brief outlines that an overt difficulty or warning has arisen; 95% of all music files online are illegally exchanged, leading to huge financial losses. The rationale for the research is therefore to ‘diagnose’ (Butler, 1994) the problem, or find probable causes. The problem is a ‘mystery’ (Francis, 1990 cited in Butler, 1994) because it is not entirely or specifically known why so many people are exchanging musical illegally, though the development of the Internet and digital downloading of music in its wake has undoubtedly contributed....   [tags: Focus group, Qualitative research]

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The Climate Change an Environmental and Social Issue in Nowadays Society

- Outline Introduction The climate change an environmental and social issue in nowadays society, the awareness of environmental protection is increasing very rapidly in science and construction industry. However, it is not a new phenomenon "more than 100 years ago, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius, theorized that higher level of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) would increase the atmosphere's heat-trapping effect and lead to higher surface temperatures" (IPCC, 2007). Nevertheless, the amount of the CO2 trapped in the atmosphere increased by as much as 30% since 1970, according to CEMEX....   [tags: temperature, pollution]

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The Effects Of Social Media On The Individuals And The Societies

- The effects of the social media on the individuals and the societies has been a remarkable controversial debate over the past decade. In fact, social media has become inseparable part of our lives. It is not a new thing and has various forms. It emerged in the late seventies and the early eighties with the emergence of USENET, Bulletin Board System, AOL, etc. In around 1994, private internet service providers came with new technology revolution in the major cities of the USA. This gave a golden chance to the millions of people to come online and gave them the access to the internet....   [tags: Social media, Social network service, Facebook]

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The Information Of Number Of Disease Recovery Treatments And New Technologies

- Introduction A significant part of the operation of any hospital involves the acquisition, management and timely retrieval of great volumes of information. This information typically involves patient personal information. All of this information must be managed in an efficient and cost wise fashion so that an institution 's resources may be effectively utilized. Web service will automate the management of the patient making it more efficient and error free. It aims at standardizing data, consolidating data, ensuring data integrity and reducing inconsistencies....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, PHP, Web 2.0]

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Illegal Music Downloading Is Wreaking Havoc on the Music Industry

- In the year 1999, illegal music downloading was introduced through a music sharing website known as Napster. Music from compact discs was uploaded on computers in a MP3 file format. These files began to be shared (downloaded) from peer-to-peer (P2P) using Napster. Napster's website was eventually sued and shutdown in 2001 for violating U.S. copyright laws. Travis-Chin, a music director with APM Music, said in November 2007 that, "U.S. copyright laws exist to protect that idea of fair compensation for works that are created." Today, Napster is a website used to download legal music through a subscription, or paying a fee per song....   [tags: Ethics ]

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The Development of Bitcoin: A Peer-to-peer Version of Electronic Cash

- Bitcoin, A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” is a result of modern collective learning, which challenges the traditional centralized economy system. The development of Bitcoin reflects a model of Internet-based collective learning community. And the system where Bitcoin is operating on, Peer-to-Peer network is modern version of collective working. Bitcoin is multi-field product, which is electronic but indirectly based on silicon and it shows the advance in computer science, mathematic and cryptology....   [tags: silver, global currency, financial institution]

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