P2P

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P2P

Business slang, usually used in reference to startups or internet startup,refers to "path to profitability.".

P2P

1. Path to profitability. 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 P2P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.

2. Informal for a business plan, especially for a new company or a dot-com.
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The first of these are dummy variables for the P2P service Napster (Nt).
Of the various nonbank-centric P2P services that have emerged since 2000, only PayPal has gained significant traction among consumers.
Mitch Bainwol, chairman of the RIAA, said P2P services such as LimeWire have greatly damaged the music companies.
P2P services have received much attention as Internet file-sharing applications.
LimeWire could have implemented various filtering technologies to thwart infringement, Wood determined, but didn t for fear of losing users to rival P2P services that refused to filter.
Other networks learned from the experience, setting up P2P services.The RIAA then took a different strategy: targeting individual users.
Paul Durrant, of the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland which runs Hotline.ie, said: "Some of the most disturbing material last year was on peer-to-peer P2P services.
However, a year after the service was launched, students appear to have rejected it in favor of Apple's iTunes Music Store--which doesn't require a subscription--or one of the illegal P2P services.
The same could be done with P2P services. To further safeguard the use of an approved program, a company could limit its authorized users.
'The reason why the new service is so significant is that it can plug in to other networks used by unlicensed P2P services such as Kazaa and Grokster.
Italy updates its Fascist-era copyright laws to outlaw using Kazaa or other P2P services to distribute copyrighted works.
The files were burned from a purchased DVD or downloaded from the Net; once they exist in digital form, they can be shared via e-mail or P2P services.