By Chris Fehily

Buddies with hand-labeled DVD collections. little ones with 5000-song iPods. whole nations sharing an identical reproduction of home windows. Who are those humans? They're dossier sharers and so they account for a 3rd of globally net site visitors. Their swag is whatever that may be digitized and copied.

But file-sharing networks aren't just for pirates. Musicians and writers use them to gauge their attractiveness. Artists and filmmakers use them to spice up popularity. executive staff use them to secretly obtain WikiLeaks files. television manufacturers use them to verify viewers measurements. Politicians and judges use them to make coverage and rulings. investors and sellers use them to identify trends.

* find out how BitTorrent and peer-to-peer networks work
* manage a BitTorrent customer and locate records to download
* Open, play, learn, or run what you download
* comprehend the dangers of dossier sharing and stay away from fakes, scams, and viruses

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