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Piracy, And The True Causes For Failure Of The Industry Alright, so do you enjoy watching films, playing random video games, and listening to a wide range of music? Chances are you do, and chances are, many of you get them through some type of peer-to-peer or file-sharing application, thus opening up viewers, gamers, and listeners, to products they may typically never actually hear about or purchase.
Recently though, streamlined by Hollywood fat cats and greedy politicians, the world has been in an uproar over copyright laws and jurisdictions in which one can be held liable. If you don't know what I'm talking about, you probably have been hiding in a cave for the last ten years.
File Sharing Is A Right In the age of modern technology, many have been driven to accept new methods of information technology. Business, governments, and the general public, have all become accustomed to using new and inventive methods of advertising, propaganda, and promotional tools.
In recent years, the Bit Torrent Protocol, has become widely popular, some say accounting for more than 27-55% of all internet traffic. The protocol, invented by Bram Cohen, was intended for users to distribute their arts, software, or creative ideas easily, fast, and reliably. Fast forward to 2009, where everyone is attempting to use this as a tool to promote their business, website, products, or innovations. It is also used to distribute materials which some say have copyrights, and thus, sparking a moral and legal battle globally.
The climate that has resulted from this, is as if an ugly cloud of seemingly endless attacks have been spread over the internet, bringing with it a storm of possible censorship and accountability. This debate can be viewed in many ways, and I will discuss some of the points here today. From a "fair" perspective.
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