Copyright Laws vs. Peer-to-Peer File Transfer

This paper presents a detailed examination of copyright laws, with a comparison to peer-to-peer file transfer. The author will take the reader on an exploratory journey, in which the details and outcomes of several well-known cases will be scrutinized. The author will also discuss the importance of copyright laws, and the elements of various cases that caused the rulings to go the way they did. The paper will also include a discussion about the effect Hollywood has on copyrights when it comes to issues such as the ability to download movies and songs. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

Copyrights vs. peer-to-peer file transfer revisited


When the technological explosion of the last few decades created issues in the area of copyright law, many people thought it would be a cut and dry decision. They were wrong. For the last several...
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