Peer-to-Peer

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Peer-to-Peer

A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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Pursuing legal action against the operators of websites and services that encourage peer-to-peer sharing of unauthorized copies of music is often described as being analogous to the arcade game, Whac-A-Mole, such that for every site that ceases to operate, a new one pops up.
Furthermore, these forms of alternative ownership and usage should not be limited to end-consumer or peer-to-peer sharing but should include business-to-business relationships and the activities of civil society actors and government entities.
The site is a free tool for peer-to-peer sharing of advice which we feel is the next major land grab in the online game here," Miller told Hotelier Middle East.
But the reality is peer-to-peer sharing has made it so easy for people to get the songs illegally.
We want to create a peer-to-peer sharing of information so that we can reach all our citizens.
For operators, however, the development of innovative applications (such as video) by content providers has clearly risen and destabilised traffic flows, calling into question balanced peer-to-peer sharing.
Training and peer-to-peer sharing of best practices and solutions have worked for many hospitals.
Responding to the concerns of unlawful peer-to-peer sharing, MPs said: "We conclude that problems with illegal file-sharing of copyrighted [music] has been caused by rights-holders and the music industry being far too slow in getting their act together and making popular legal alternatives available.
Darknets Au private networks carved out of the Internet to allow peer-to-peer sharing Au can be quickly and easily created among Web browsers making it possible for people to participate anonymously and for the darknet itself to vanish with barely a trace when all the participants close their browsers, researchers have said.
One of the easiest ways for a computer breach to take place is by peer-to-peer sharing (P2P) or file sharing on a network.
To start with, all previous drawbacks from conventional non peer-to-peer sharing would be still there, unsolved.