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  1. Streaming services give the music industry a second windRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    Music streaming services generated more revenue last year than any other medium, including digital downloads. Here's how they are helping to keep the recording industry afloat.

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  2. Child Porn Suspect Appeals In Password CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LBC 97.3

    A police sergeant imprisoned for refusing to decrypt his hard drives following a child pornography investigation has launched an appeal. Francis Rawls was remanded in custody in October after being found in contempt of court for refusing an order to hand over his Apple 'File Vault' passwords to detectives.

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  3. News Analysis: Tighter regulation to clean Chinese e-financeRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    ... increasing particularly fast, police statistics showed. One of the biggest cases involved Internet peer-to-peer (P2P) broker Ezubao, which was found earlier this year to have cheated about 900,000 investors out of more than 50 billion yuan (7.6 ...

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  4. Airbnb will pilot packaging deals similar to other hospitality booking sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... travelers who have stayed in an Airbnb apartment at least once in the past 5 years are more likely to use peer-to-peer (P2P) lodging over traditional hotels in the future, according to Goldman Sachs data cited by Bloomberg. Booking sites are also ...

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  5. RBI for treating peer-to-peer lending platforms as NBFCsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Mydigitalfc.com

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday proposed registering peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms as non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) so as to bring them under the purview of its regulations. An RBI consultation paper suggested a minimum ...

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  6. Apple Pay is showing promising growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Pay would grow internationally. Furthermore, reports say Apple is considering integrating in-browser and peer-to-peer (P2P) payments into Apple Pay, which should draw in more users and make existing users more loyal. In-browser payments, in ...

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  7. RBI proposes to regulate peer-to-peer lending sectorRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Mydigitalfc.com

    RBI on Thursday released a consultation paper on peer-to-peer lending, in order to bring the sector under its purview, by proposing a minimum capital requirement of Rs 2 crore for the players and barring them from promising extraordinary returns. P2P lending is a form of crowd-funding that can be defined as the use of an online platform, which matches lenders with borrowers in order to provide unsecured loans.

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  8. Peer-to-peer lending: RBI proposes Rs 2 cr capital, checks on money launderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Express India

    Peer-to-peer lending rules: It has proposed prohibiting P2P platforms from promising or suggesting a promise of extraordinary returns, which implies some form of guarantee of returns to lenders. Seeking to regulate the growing peer-to-peer lending activity in the country, the Reserve Bank of India has issued a consultation paper proposing to prohibit cross-border transactions and limit money transfer only between lender and borrowers's bank account to eliminate possibility of money laundering.

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  9. My cloud is your cloudRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Sciencebase Science Blog

    ... up on Facebook I thought I'd take a look to see if there were anything fresh. And, of course, there is. I knew there was P2P cloud backup has been around for a while, there was probably something on offer at the time of my original blog, but ...

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  10. China is preparing a massive crackdown on illegal fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... overhaul the sector in the second half of the year to assess risk exposure in private asset management, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, rural cooperatives, private equity and other financing activities. A three-month crackdown on illegal fundraising ...

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  11. guyana trip reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Tecznotes

    ... been involved in Max Ogden's Dat Project , he's the author of a bunch of popular Node things including Browserify, and p2p architectures are his current jam. This part of the work, dubbed Peermaps , is super promising, and implements a number of ...

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  12. Japan's ISPs agree to ban P2P piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2008 | ZDNet

    Four of Japan's largest Internet provider organizations have come to an agreement with copyright holders on how to tackle the illegal file trading on P2P networks. Comprised of about 1000 major and smaller Japanese Internet providers, the four organizations agreed to target flagrant copyright violators by first warning them and then banning them if their behavior doesn't change.

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  13. A bank employee counts 100-yuan banknotes in Hangzhou, eastern Zhejiang province. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    ... overhaul the sector in the second half of the year to assess risk exposure in private asset management, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, rural cooperatives, private equity and other financing activities. A three-month crackdown on illegal fundraising ...

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  14. Streaming services give the music industry a second wind, generating...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Deseret News

    Music streaming services generated more revenue last year than any other medium, including digital downloads. Here's how they are helping to keep the recording industry afloat.

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  15. Can 'hard to crack' Denuvo win the cat-and-mouse game of PC piracy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Gamasutra

    ... "piracy has been a huge problem for many, many years." The problem has been further exacerbated, Singleton says, by P2P networks, which make it far easier for people to share cracked games. "Right now Denuvo is one step ahead," says Singleton. "It's ...

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  16. Troy Carter's Atom Factory Set to Welcome Second Cohort to Smashd...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | KTMF

    Atom Factory set to host new set of startups for 10-week Smashd Labs accelerator focused on entertainment and culture from September 6 to November 18 . For the inaugural class, there were over 200 applicants in two weeks, six startups in the inaugural cohort, 30 mentors, founders as young as 19 years old, and over "We're proud of the success the participating startups have had to date, and look forward to growing the Smashd Labs family by adding an additional set of startups led by talented founders with platforms and tech that can disrupt entertainment and culture," stated Atom Factory CEO , who most recently served as a guest shark on the latest season of ABC's hit prime-time show Shark Tank .

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  17. 11 arrested in Southern California child porn investigationRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | My Mother Lode

    Tuesday's arrests in Southern California cap a three-year state and federal investigation called Operation Wide Net that's resulted in more than 80 people being charged. Authorities say the men arrested Tuesday used peer-to-peer file-sharing programs to obtain, possess and in some cases distribute child porn.

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  18. For stars like Beyonce and Taylor Swift, lyrics are just as valuable as songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Age

    Singer-songwriter Beyonce Knowles launches her sixth album Lemonade together with an hour-long short film days before her world tour. In her iconic video for Single Ladies , Beyonce effortlessly teases viewers with her left hand - flipping back and forth and back again, cooing "If you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it".

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  19. Perkinston man pleads guilty to child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    William Joshua Woodward, age 39, of Perkinston, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Thursday, to one count of access with intent to view child pornography. This case began when the Gulf Coast Cyber Crimes Task Force, while monitoring the internet for individuals who download child pornography via Peer-to-Peer file sharing networks, located an IP address showing multiple downloads of child pornography.

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  20. Long Beach, Cerritos men arrested with 9 others after three-year child porn investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Pasadena Star-News

    Authorities Tuesday arrested 11 Los Angeles area men, including a firefighter, accused of using peer-to-peer file-sharing programs to receive, possess or distribute child pornography following a three-year investigation. Operation Wide Net has resulted in a total of more than 80 defendants being prosecuted for child pornography offenses and the execution of over 100 federal and state search warrants in the Los Angeles area over the last three years.

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