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Unformatted text preview: software, or music CD, or track from a traditional store. This has lead to many arguments that the file originally started from somebody who had to purchase the CD. And that internet file sharing is no different than say you borrow a CD from a friend and make a copy of it or to say you paid for cable service and recorded a movie from TV. On the other hand this also seems to be a governmental way to impose limitations on people’s freedom by a way to tax more and more things to make revenue for the government. By imposing that merchants on the internet have to pay a for their locale and that digital sales have to have a way to be tracked with receipts and some kind of tracking numbers to have proof of sale....
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- Fall '09
- Networking, Napster, File Transfer Protocol, file transfer, Stephen L Coates Jr, long term sharing, internet file sharing