File sharing
File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. File sharing may be a...
Peer-to-peer file sharing
Peer-to-peer file sharing is the distribution and sharing of digital media using peer-to-peer (P2P) networking technology. P2P file sharing allows users to access media files such as books, music, mov...
File sharing timeline
This is a timeline of events in the history of file sharing.
File sharing and the law
File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. It involves various l...
Copyright infringement of software
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribut...
Distributed data storage
A distributed data store is a computer network where information is stored on more than one node, often in a replicated fashion. It is usually specifically used to refer to either a distributed databa...
File sharing networks
File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. File sharing may be a...
Peercasting
Peercasting is a method of multicasting streams, usually audio and/or video, to the Internet via peer-to-peer technology. It can be used for commercial, independent, and amateur multicasts. Unlike tra...
Mega (service)
Mega (stylized in uppercase as MEGA) is a cloud storage and file hosting service produced by Mega Limited. The New Zealand-based website was launched on 19 January 2013 by Kim Dotcom. Mega mobile apps...
Magnet URI scheme
The Magnet URI scheme is a de facto standard defining a URI scheme for Magnet links, which mainly refer to resources available for download via peer-to-peer networks. Such a link typically identifies ...
Graduated response
Graduated response (also known as three strikes) is a protocol or law, adopted in several countries, aimed at reducing unlawful file sharing.In response to online copyright infringement, the creative ...
Donald Verrilli Jr.
Donald Beaton Verrilli Jr. (born June 29, 1957) is an American lawyer who serves as the current Solicitor General of the United States. He was sworn into the post on June 9, 2011. On June 6, 2011, the...
Content delivery network
A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content t...
Legal aspects of file sharing
File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. It involves various l...
BigChampagne
BigChampagne Media Measurement is a technology-driven media measurement company. The company produces popular music, film and television charts which have been syndicated by Nielsen, Billboard, Rollin...
PirateBox
A PirateBox is a portable electronic device, often consisting of a Wi-Fi router and a device for storing information, creating a wireless network that allows users who are connected to share files ano...
Comparison of streaming media systems
This is a comparison of streaming media systems. A more complete list of streaming media systems is also available.
The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of s...
Seeks
Seeks is a Free Software/open source project licensed under the Affero General Public License version 3 (AGPLv3). It exists to create an alternative to the current market-leading search engines, drive...
IonGrid
ionGrid was a Mountain View, California-based privately funded business software company founded in 2010 by former NVIDIA executives Nick Triantos, Ben de Waal, Gary King, and Michael Rothrock. On Feb...
Choruss
Choruss was a three-year experimental effort launched in 2008 by Warner Music Group and record-industry/Internet technology expert Jim Griffin to develop a licensed system for peer-to-peer music file ...
Missionary Church of Kopimism
The Missionary Church of Kopimism (in Swedish Missionerande Kopimistsamfundet), founded by Isak Gerson, is a congregation of file sharers who believe that copying information is a sacred virtue. The C...
ZumoDrive
ZumoDrive was a cloud-based file synchronization and storage service operated by Zecter, Inc. On December 22, 2010, Zecter announced its acquisition by Motorola Mobility. The service enabled users to ...
Pastebin
A pastebin is a type of web application where anyone can store plain text. They are most commonly used to share short source code snippets for code review via Internet Relay Chat. The first pastebin w...
Warez
Warez are copyrighted works distributed without fees or royalties, and may be traded, in general violation of copyright law. Warez are generally unauthorized releases by organized groups, as opposed t...