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 timeline - Wikipedia
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...
Copyright infringement of software - Wikipedia
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...
Voluntary Collective Licensing
Voluntary Collective Licensing is an alternative approach to solve the problem of software piracy using file sharing technologies. The idea is to make file sharing networks subscribe-only for a smal...
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...
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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 ...
TomP2P
TomP2P is a distributed hash table which provides a decentralized key-value infrastructure for distributed applications. Each peer has a table that can be configured either to be disk-based or memory-...
Hotfile
Hotfile was a one-click file hosting website founded by Hotfile Corp in 2006 in Panama City, Panama. On December 4, 2013, Hotfile ceased all operations, the same day as signing a $4 million settlemen...
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...
SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Ltd
The SAS Institute, creators of the SAS System filed a lawsuit against World Programming Limited, creators of World Programming System (WPS) in November 2009. The dispute was whether World Programming ...
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...
IonGrid - Wikipedia
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...
Warez - Wikipedia
USB dead drop
A USB dead drop is a USB device installed in a public space. For example, a USB flash drive might be mounted in an outdoor brick wall and fixed in place with fast concrete. The name comes from the dea...
USB dead drop - Wikipedia
Comparison of video hosting services
The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of notable video hosting services. Please see the individual products' articles for further information.
Basic general i...