File Sharing And The Internet
File Sharing Programs and the Internet
Since the beginning of the year 2002, file-sharing programs over the internet have been at great debate. Millions of people in their own homes are using the internet to illegally download everything from music to movies. MP3s are by far the most downloaded and shared file on the internet. Using such programs such as KaZaA, Morpheus, and Bearshare, pc users can easily download shared files for free which raises questions about the copyrighting and infringements laws. While millions of people are perfectly happy with getting these thing for free, the recording industries are worried about how this newest rage will effect the music industry in the future. MP3 programs should be allowed because it is not posing much of a threat to the record industries, is convenient and affordable, and would cost too much money to enforce copyright laws.
AT the end of 2001, the downloading of MP3 is a topic that is very controversial. To fully understand why it has been at great debate it is best to know what exactly an MP3 is and how it works. Created by Dieter Seitzer, a professor at the
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