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VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) service Skype should receive a significant boost in the Japanese market with Sony providing PSP (their handheld games console) users with a software update to allow users to run the popular peer-to-peer software.
It blocks predatory language in chat rooms, issues e-mail notifications to parents when certain events occur and allows parents to determine access to newsgroups, e-mail, chats and peer-to-peer software.
The Supreme Court's decision overturned a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that peer-to-peer software developers were not liable for any copyright infringement committed by people using their products on the grounds that the products could also be used for legitimate purposes and the developers had no direct ability to stop the illegal acts.
The advice follows the announcement this week that worm attacks on IM clients and peer-to-peer software have increased since the beginning of 2005.
The Inducement Act is a federal anti-piracy bill aimed at the makers of peer-to-peer software, which enables the illegal downloading of music.
With traditional peer-to-peer software, downloading films or TV programs takes prohibitively long even for broadband users, because the average user can upload a file at only a fraction of the speed at which it can be downloaded.
enables consumers around the world to make free, unlimited voice calls via peer-to-peer software available in 20 languages.
The ability of peer-to-peer software vendors to track or regulate the use of their software depends on whether the peer-to-peer network is based on a centralized model, where it is possible for the administrators of the central server to track some of the individuals' activities by monitoring their interactions with the central server or database, or a decentralized model, in which individuals find and interact directly with each other, the ability of peer-to-peer software vendors to track individuals who use their software is greatly diminished.
Web services and peer-to-peer software both enable administrators to maintain central control of distributed desktops The web services-based components in such a set up would be drawn 'on-the-fly' from servers, and P2P provides mechanisms for 'synchronising' the objects held on different desktops.
JXTA is a set of open, peer-to-peer software protocols that allows any connected device to communicate and collaborate.
In July 2001, he successfully merged OpenWebs with BTN to create a leading provider of peer-to-peer software for private networks and industry exchanges.
Employing 92,000 worldwide, Raytheon is an example of how enterprises are evaluating peer-to-peer software solutions to provide collaboration that minimizes the security issues associated with the ad-hoc approaches of individuals.