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  • Digital Music Distribution: Napster Vs. Kazzaa Essay example

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    music distribution. Some offer distinctly legal solutions that consumers are more or less resistant to and others hover ambiguously over the boundaries of copyright law, attracting users through questionable means. Roxio's Napster 2.0 and Altnet's Kazaa utilize two vastly different business models and, when compared, serve as a good illustration of the contrasting approaches companies use to capture the frontier market of

  • Music Piracy Essay

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    Jack; I don't even have a big, black hat. Though I lack all the defining characteristics, I am a pirate. My ship is a laptop computer and my booty is not measured by dollars and cents, but by precious kilobytes. With the aide of my spy glass, the KaZaa Media Desktop, I discern my next target. Wielding my trusty mouse, I make a few clicks, issue commands, board ship, and hijack the music recording industry, claiming yet another copyrighted song as my own. My zealous desire for music

  • File Sharing Essay

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    Author?s Note: This was originally an informative speech and was some portions were edited for time purposes, so some modifications may be required.If you?re using this as a speech, it will be around eight minutes long. Word Count: 1,054 Introduction Most people have an idea of what file sharing is, but they?re not exactly sure why it?s such a big deal. Some of them may even be aware of the fact that file sharing is punishable by law and carries a fine of up to and including $20,000. Since

  • The Kazaa Overlay

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    The KaZaA Overlay: A Measurement Study Jian Liang Department of Computer and Information Science, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11201 Email: jliang@cis.poly.edu Rakesh Kumar Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11201 Email: rkumar04@utopia.poly.edu Keith W. Ross Department of Computer and Information Science, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11201 Email: ross@poly.edu September 15, 2004 Abstract Both

  • Essay about Computer Piracy in The Music Industry

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    Music Industry) The music industry has had problems with computer piracy for many years now. There have been many programs devoted to giving out free music. Many of these programs are well know, but still very hard to stop. Napster, Kazaa, and the newest program, myTunes Redux are the most popular programs for music sharing. This essay will explain all about these main programs which allow free music to be shared all over the world. File-sharing became big right around

  • Analysis Of Niklas Zennstrom And Janus Friis

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    Introduction In 2000 Kazaa was invented by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. Tele2 is a Swedish company where Niklas Zennstrom met Janus Friis for the first time. In 1992 Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis quit Tele2 and created Kazaa. In 2000 315 million users downloaded Kazaa all over the world. (Church & Pizzi, 2012) In 2003 Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis created a VoIP service application named Skype. Microsoft owned Skype since 2011. Users can communicate with each other through P2P by voice

  • Internet Piracy: Theft of Intellectual Property Essay

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    Piracy is a form of theft. Specifically, it refers to the unauthorized copying or use of intellectual property. Intellectual property is knowledge or expression that is owned by someone. There are three major types of intellectual property: 1) creative works, including music, written material, movies, and software, which are protected by copyright law; 2) inventions, which are protected by patent law; and 3) brand-name products, which are protected by trademarks. Many of the issues surrounding piracy

  • Declining Record Sales: Who Is to Blame?

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    steadily declined and show no sign of changing. The record companies are quick to blame the growing popularity of the Internet; music is being traded in a digital form online, often anonymously, with the use of file-sharing programs such as Morpheus, KaZaA, and Imesh, to name a few. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) succeeded in disbanding the pioneer Internet file-sharing program, Napster, but is facing confrontation with similar programs that are escaping American copyright laws

  • Essay on Web Audio: Downloading Audio On The Internet

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    Millions of users can be linked to each other through this software at one time. The software is often free and easily available. Services such as Kazaa, Ares, LimeWire and BearShare are examples of sites that offer these programs free of charge. Other times, the software may be offered in the form of a subscription, such as iTunes and Napster. But is file sharing ethical? The music industry says

  • The Greed of Music Industry Executives and Declining Record Sales

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    steadily declined and show no sign of changing. The record companies are quick to blame the growing popularity of the Internet; music is being traded in a digital form online, often anonymously, with the use of file-sharing programs such as Morpheus, KaZaA, and Imesh, to name a few. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) succeeded in disbanding the pioneer Internet file-sharing program, Napster, but is facing confrontation with similar programs that are escaping American copyright laws

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