Find help with Peer-Peer File Sharing

Peer-Peer (P2P) file sharing is a way of transferring files between individual computers via the Internet. While this technology is fairly generic, it has come to be the method of choice for illegally distributing copyrighted works like music, movies and software. Additionally, it is an open door for the distribution of malware and other virus programs.

How can I share my files with others?

ITS recommends, if you need to file share with others, that you use your Google Docs account.  Benefits are:  Everyone at ATSU has a Google Docs account Google Docs is free Google Docs gives you unlimited storage Google Docs is easy to use Please do not use peer-peer file sharing.…

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How do I remove P2P software from my Windows computer?

File sharing involves using technology that allows internet users to share files that are housed on their individual computers. Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications, such as those used to share music files, are some of the most common forms of file-sharing technology. However, P2P applications introduce security risks that may put your…

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What you need to know about peer-peer file sharing (P2P)

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Peer-peer (P2P) file sharing is a method of transferring files between individual computers via the Internet. While this technology is fairly generic, it has come to be the method of choice for illegally distributing copyrighted works like music, movies and software. Additionally, it is an open door for the distribution…

Read more