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  • An Examination of File-sharing on the Internet

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    An Examination of File-sharing on the Internet “Napster and its founder held the promise of everything the new medium of the Internet encompassed: youth, radical change and the free exchange of information. But youthful exuberance would soon give way to reality as the music industry placed a bull's-eye squarely on Napster.” I. Introduction Today the use of a computer has provided many privileges to its users, and among those privileges the main and largest one is the distribution of information

  • The Internet, Moral Judgment and Respect

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    The Internet, Moral Judgment and Respect The Internet has changed the way that many people go about their everyday lives. People are trading stocks, paying bills, checking weather reports, buying cars, and even lining up their Friday night dates via the Internet. It has certainly proved to be a convenient tool for many, but for some musicians it has created a void in their pocketbooks that may take some time to fill. Is the sharing of music files on the Internet our God given right, or is it

  • Copy Protection And The Drm

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    Bittorrent is a peer to peer network consisting of hosts which share data through a medium called a tracker, which other peers can connect to and download from. Bittorrent is initiated through certain clients such as Bitcomet, µTorrent, and Azureus. Gnutella network sharing is another method of piracy where users connect to each other in a mesh network and share data between users, the most common use of this would be to pirate music and sometimes movies or software.

  • Stevie Wonder and the Crime-Fighting Werewolf

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    "Stevie Wonder and the Crime-Fighting Werewolf" As is befitting a student, I have been tasked to write yet another paper, this time on the subject of my choosing that relates to issues in the digital age. As an avid fan of downloading music, I decided to discuss the subject of music file sharing. However, as many readers can attest to, diving headlong into the discussion would be both jarring and boring, and in order to spice up the paper I was assigned to give four of my sources a personality

  • Miranda, Ferdinand,and Prospero

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    The reciprocation of salvation, gifts, and promises or contracts that governs Miranda, Ferdinand, and Prospero’s relationship is contingent. In other words, nothing is given freely. Although salvation is often time portrayed as a gift, I suggest that perhaps there is no such thing as a free gift or pure salvation. Prospero gives Miranda as a gift to Ferdinand. However, the reason was not that the gift is free, but that in return Prospero gains from gift-giving. Still, Prospero cannot give the gift

  • File Sharing Survey

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    File Sharing Survey With a coke in one hand and the computer mouse in the other, Jack Napster is busy downloading Mp3's from Limewire with his super fast college Ethernet connection. Jack Napster lives for his music and consequently makes use of file sharing programs in order to keep up with current musical trends. He can access all the new hit songs and even some underground artists that his friends have recommended to him. Jack feels that file sharing is an ethical practice even though

  • Peer To Peer Piracy

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    or two doors down. Since Napster only dealt in mp3 files, it was targeted by the music companies, who sued until it Shawn had to take down the Central Index Server. It was replaced though, by networks like Gnutella which use a referral system. When one computer comes onto the Gnutella network, it finds another computer on the network, and introduces itself. Then, like a spreading rumor, the word gets around the network. The computer that just learned tells 8 others about the new one, then those

  • Digital Music Piracy

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    way music has been distributed ever since. Music piracy involves the act of making available, transmit... ... middle of paper ... ...eersharing/a/torrenthandbook.htm>. Ho, Kevin, Wu Jie, and John Sum. "On the session lifetime distribution of Gnutella." International Journal of Parallel, Emergent & Distributed Systems 23.1 (2008): 1-15. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 5 Apr. 2011. Ingram, Jason R. "Neutralizing Music Piracy: An Empirical Examination." Deviant Behavior 29.4 (2008): 334-366

  • Internet Essay - Freenet, Survey and Implications

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    vulnerable to legal attack because a central entity was required to run the indexing servers.  Nullsoft, who created Winamp, a popular Mp3 player for Windows, soon released Gnutella, a proof-of-concept design that built upon the Napster idea by sharing all types of files, not just Mp3s, and needed no central servers at all.  Although Gnutella remained on the Nullsoft website for only 24 hours before parent company AOL removed it, it was quickly disseminated to much of the internet, reverse engineered, and

  • The Napster Debate- Written In January 2001, So Need Court Ruling Fact

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    The Napster Debate When I first heard the word ‘Napster’ I had no idea what it was, I thought maybe it was a new insult phrase going around my high school. With time I figured out that Napster had to do with online music. I hadn’t seen much coverage on TV and was curious, so I decided to surf the Internet and check it out. Once reaching the site I found no music for sale, no discography or lyrics as is common with most music sites online. Instead there was a program available for download that allowed