Cancel Cable: How Internet Pirates Get Free Stuff

Cancel Cable: How Internet Pirates Get Free Stuff

Chris Fehily

buddies with hand-labeled DVD collections. youngsters with 5000-song iPods. complete nations sharing an identical replica 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 acceptance. Artists and filmmakers use them to spice up popularity. executive staff use them to secretly obtain WikiLeaks documents. television manufacturers use them to verify viewers measurements. Politicians and judges use them to make coverage and rulings. investors and agents use them to identify trends.

  • Learn how BitTorrent and peer-to-peer networks work
  • Set up a BitTorrent customer and locate documents to download
  • Open, play, learn, or run what you download
  • Know the dangers of dossier sharing and stay away from fakes, scams, and viruses

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