file sharing

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file sharing

[′fīl ‚sher·iŋ]
(computer science)
The common use, by two or more users, of data and program files, usually located in a file server.

file sharing

Copying files from one computer to another. See peer-to-peer network, media sharing site, file sharing protocol and file and printer sharing.
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For example, people searching for free music downloads are easy targets for hackers because they are expecting to download an mp3.
With BT you can download films and video on demand as well as getting free music downloads.
The MP noted that the Dutch government had recently shut down a website offering illegal free music downloads, yet Red Watch was still up and running.
The problem occurs when users visit certain types of websites, typically offering porn or free music downloads.
The average user is not likely to go to the effort, but a commercial enterprise designed to sell music over the internet or offer free music downloads paid for by advertising would require this sort of arrangement.
Chance to Win 1 of 4 - 2013 Ford Fiestas and Other Great Prizes Including FREE Music Downloads
Buy Me A Drink is a nightlife-socializing App that helps you meet new people everywhere you party over your favorite drinks and rewards you with free music downloads just for using the App.
Eight out of 10 also would not legalise Class C drugs and less than half want free music downloads, according to the National College of Legal Training survey.
For the Cardiff-based company has embraced the changes in which music is delivered via the internet by offering four free music downloads from its website.
Napster -- the business offering free music downloads -- was a small but significant influence in 2000.
JOHN-PAUL'S VERDICT: With the latest introduction on the internet of free music downloads, I believe it can only be harmful for the music industry and the artists themselves.