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  1. Netflix and Piracy: How the Two InteractRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    A recent letter from Netflix pointed to popular pirating services like Popcorn Time as a serious competitor to the company's streaming business, touching on discussions of the complicated relationship between Netflix and piracy. In a January letter to shareholders , Netflix noted that "Piracy continues to be one of our biggest competitors," pointing readers to a Google Trends page comparing " in the Netherlands from January 2014 to January 2015.

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  2. Has Apple Patented Peer-to-Peer Distribution of Files with DRM?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kirkville

    Digital Music News has published some information about a patent that Apple has been granted for "Decoupling Rights in a Digital Content Unit from Download." This patent, filed in 2011, and granted two weeks ago, coverts the following: "Systems and methods for enabling a user to obtain rights in a legitimate copy of a digital content unit without downloading the copy from a digital content store are provided.

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  3. How To Hack The Music PirateRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hypebot

    ... their music search habits reported looking for "digital music downloads for free". Nearly 20 million Americans still use P2P file sharing services to illegally obtain songs and albums. It is not just "kids"; half of those who illegally download ...

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  4. 'It makes you despair': No getting used to investigating graphic child imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... their latent paedophiliac interests." O'Brien said detecting these individuals involved prowling through peer to peer (P2P) networks. "They operate quite openly because they think they can get away with it." He said that, if they came across a ...

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  5. Prime Meridian Capital Management Delivers Strong Returns in 2014 for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Prime Meridian Capital Management is an alternative investment manager specializing in marketplace lending including p2p lending and online lending platforms. The Prime Meridian Income Fund specializes in p2p consumer lending while the Prime ...

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  6. Funding Circle launches fractional loan marketplaceRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

    ... amounts of capital by investing in portions of loans instead of whole loans. "We're excited to be the first major P2P lender in the U.S. to offer qualified individual investors unique access to a curated selection of true small business term loans ...

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  7. Funding Circle launches fractional loan marketplace so more Americans ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Through its affiliated broker-dealer, Funding Circle Securities , investors can now buy fractional pieces of secured small business loans ranging in size from said the new marketplace opens the traditionally hard-to-reach asset class to more individual investors who can now build diversified portfolios with smaller amounts of capital by investing in portions of loans instead of whole loans. "We're excited to be the first major P2P lender in the U.S. to offer qualified individual investors unique access to a curated selection of true small business term loans underwritten by our seasoned credit professionals using robust data analytics," he said.

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  8. NTT Communications to Release Trial of SkyWay WebRTC Platform with TURN FeatureRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Information Technology

    ... visit http://nttcom.github.io/skyway/en/ for more information. WebRTC is an open standard that enables peer-to-peer (P2P) real-time communication for voice calls, video chatting and file sharing via PCs, smartphones, tablets and native applications ...

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  9. NTT Com Tests NAT Traversal with its SkyWay WebRTC PlatformRead the original story

    Yesterday | Converge! Network Digest

    ... developers to use Web-based (browser) real-time communications (WebRTC). WebRTC enables peer-to-peer (P2P) real-time communication for voice calls, video chatting and file sharing via PCs, smartphones, tablets and native applications without going ...

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  10. 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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  11. Legally Share iTunes Purchases with Friends? Apple Receives P2P PatentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stories

    The patent is for a legal file sharing method, or "Decoupling Rights in a Digital Content Unit from Download". This method would allow users who bought a file from Apple to share it with others using a separate "key".

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  12. Lake Wylie man arrested in child porn caseRead the original story

    Monday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The South Carolina Attorney General's Office says a Lake Wylie man was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of distributing child pornography. Lake Wylie man arrested in child porn case The South Carolina Attorney General's Office says a Lake Wylie man was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of distributing child pornography.

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  13. Pete Wentz: Music Streaming Services 'Don't Appropriately' Value MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    Taylor Swift sparked a national debate about streaming services last year when she pulled all her albums from Spotify, joining other artists including Garth Brooks and AC/DC . And even though the majority of musicians are featured on streaming services, the issue of valuing musicians appropriately is still on the minds of bands, including Fall Out Boy.

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  14. Former Samsung Engineer Now Sells to SamsungRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    When Nicole Kim started out as a semiconductor design engineer at Samsung Electronics Co. in 1994, there were so few women doing jobs like hers that she can still recall the human resource department's discomfort, and its attempts to persuade her to switch roles.

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  15. Child porn lands Mexican national behind barsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Empire State News

    Marco Mosso, 39, was sentenced to two-to-six years behind bars, following a plea of guilty to promoting a sexual performance by a child. Mosso also waived his right to appeal.

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  16. Sex-predator sting operation nabs 18 men in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | USA Today

    SNOW HILL, Md. - Eighteen men, including many not from this area, have been arrested in a yearlong sting operation targeting potential sexual predators, the Worcester County Sheriff's Office officials said Sex-predator sting operation nabs 18 men in Maryland SNOW HILL, Md.

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  17. CryptoWall 3.0: Ransomware returns, adopts I2PRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | TechTarget

    ... be used for either good or bad. You can use these tools for research to stay anonymous, which is valid." While anonymous P2P networks are used for legitimate purposes, such as reporters communicating with confidential sources or people living in ...

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  18. Laura Hollis:Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jewish World Review

    When Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School published his bestselling book, "The Innovators Dilemma," in 1997, he added the term "disruptive innovation" to the popular lexicon. Using case studies from multiple and diverse industries, Christensen showed with astonishing consistency what happens when disruptive innovations occur at the confluence of other societal or cultural trends and how these can push existing business models off a precipice.

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  19. Asus RT-N16 Wireless RouterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Cool Tools

    ... and depending on the availability of sources (seeds) this can take some time. 2) The torrent protocol, as any other P2P protocol, depends on people sharing what they have downloaded in order to continue working; so it's recommended that you upload ...

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  20. Year-Long Safety Net Probe Results In 21 Arrests; Investigation Finds - Terrible Presence Online'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Dispatch

    Law enforcement officials are reminding parents of the dangers of the Internet after a year-long investigation resulted in charges against 21 men they are calling sexual predators. Officials from the Worcester County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that through operation "Worcester Safety Net," 21 men were arrested and charged after they attempted to engage in sexual contact with minors or used the Internet to share child pornography.

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