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Issue No.03 - May-June (2012 vol.16)
pp: 92-94
Rebecca Giblin , Monash University
ABSTRACT
<p>Content owners have successfully held P2P software providers liable for their users' infringements in every major case they've brought, but those successes failed to reduce the range or availability of P2P file sharing software. By contrasting the law's physical-world assumptions with the realities of software development, this article explains why.</p>
INDEX TERMS
P2P, peer-to-peer, file sharing, Napster, Grokster, Aimster, secondary liability, copyright, infringement, software, anti-regulatory code
CITATION
Rebecca Giblin, "The P2P Wars: How Code Beat Law", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.16, no. 3, pp. 92-94, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MIC.2012.57
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