Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks allow individuals to share digital content files in real time. They facilitate communication and promote community without hierarchy or strict control. This book applies economic principles to analyze and understand the P2P phenomenon. It also provides numerous contemporary examples from the US and around the world to shed light on the implications of P2P as a mass medium, considering such issues as pricing, licensing, security, and regulation.panel display, the option to watch a show via live TV, VOD, DVR, or BitTorrent is just a click of the remote. ... for both programming and high speed data, and then connected to a nice big flat And Jeff Jarvis, who blogs at buzzmachine.com and is the creator ... For him to set outside, and go from a TimeWarner/Conde Naste creator of MSM (mainstream media) to a blogger a a position of some less authorityanbsp;...
|Author||:||Eli M. Noam, Lorenzo Pupillo|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-05|