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  1. Highlands Man Gets 121 months for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | More Monmouth Musings

    Layne Bracht, 32, of Highlands, was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison today for uploading images of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. A repeat offender who was convicted in 2006 of possession of child pornography, Bracht admitted in October of 2013 that he knowingly placed images and videos depicting child sexual abuse into shared folders that others could access via a peer-to-peer network.


  2. Peer-to-Peer Lending: How digital lending marketplaces are disrupting the predominant banking modelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... been shut out of the process. This has left room for the growth of online lending marketplaces - dubbed peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders - that leverage the internet to give both borrowers and investors a better deal. P2P lenders solve the banking model's ...


  3. Monmouth County Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Prison For Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A previously convicted sex offender was sentenced Friday to more than 10 years in federal prison for uploading images of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network, authorities said. Layne Bracht, 32, of Highlands, pleaded guilty in Camden federal court to possession of child pornography.


  4. Gaston man charged with child porn, voyeurismRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Brian Douglas Taylor, 40, was arrested May 20 on three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, and one count of voyeurism. Investigators with South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson's office say Taylor exchanged child pornography through peer-to-peer file sharing.


  5. Japan's ISPs agree to ban P2P piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2008 | ZDNet

    Four of Japan's largest Internet provider organizations have come to an agreement with copyright holders on how to tackle the illegal file trading on P2P networks. Comprised of about 1000 major and smaller Japanese Internet providers, the four organizations agreed to target flagrant copyright violators by first warning them and then banning them if their behavior doesn't change.


  6. Pygrunn: Python, WebRTC and You - Saul Ibarra CorretgeRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Reinout van Rees' weblog

    So: voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing without needing internal or external plugins. Basically it is a big pile of C++ that sits in your browser.


  7. Pirate Bay defiant in face of shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Though it's been raided by Swedish authorities, sued and just had its native Swedish domain piratebay.sg shut down, Pirate Bay has yet to walk the plank. Indeed, the same day the peer-to-peer file sharing site - which facilitates the downloading of films and other media - lost its URL, it was sporting a fresh new look.


  8. Metro Bank strikes deal with P2P lenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Independent

    ... terms, sees Metro becoming the first high street bank to invest directly into peer-to-peer lending. For Metro, it means P2P loans become another asset class in which to invest deposits in the hope of securing higher returns. Giles Andrews, the chief ...


  9. How much exposure to banks is enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... higher interest rates. (There are figures which show that in 2013, the average cost across four of the world's leading P2P platforms was 4.2% on the loan balance - 40 per cent lower than that of the banks.) Reduced to its core, providing loans is ...


  10. Morgan Stanley says peer-to-peer loans will soar to $22b in Australia by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The value of loans made through peer-to-peer lending platforms in Australia will surge to $22 billion in the next five years, investment bank Morgan Stanley predicts - crimping the profits of the big banks and forcing them to speed up investment in new technology. By 2020, P2P lending to Australian consumers will soar to $10.4 billion and comprise 6 per cent of total consumer lending in Australia, suggesting the investment in Australian market P2P leader SocietyOne by media moguls James Packer and Ryan Stokes in December was well-timed.


  11. HBO can't do anything to stop Game of Thrones piracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boy Genius

    Try as it might, HBO simply can't keep Game of Thrones piracy at bay. Despite HBO's best efforts as of late, which have included going after Periscope users and even bars holding public viewings of the show, the demand for GOT is simply too overwhelming to keep piracy in check.


  12. The AP Network Unveils New Conference Program for Fall 2015 AP & P2P Conference & ExpoRead the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... initiatives for the 2015 conference include 5 learning categories in the form of conference tracks, session topics on P2P best practices and management skills, workshops covering staff management and performance issues, an AP and P2P executives' ...


  13. Last chance to save 67 per cent on 2 years of private, secure online...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    ... technology, some the tightest security out there. You'll also get instant access to blocked sites, social networks, P2P file sharing services, and VoIP applications anywhere in the world. And you'll get it fast - no buffering and no long load times ...


  14. Citizen journalism: is it sustainable?Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2011 | Computing Unplugged Magazine

    If you're a particularly obsessive music geek, you might recall how the Public Enemy frontman once defended peer-to-peer music file-sharing as good for the artists, if not for the labels. Congress didn't quite buy that argument, but a phrase he used has long stuck with me.


  15. Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Thanh Nein News

    Supporters of the web site 'The Pirate Bay', one of the world's top illegal filesharing websites, demonstrate in Stockholm, on April 18, 2009 A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities. This was the first time a Swedish prosecutor had requested that an internet address be taken off the web permanently, according to the online edition of Swedish paper of reference Dagens Nyheter.


  16. Sweden now owns Pirate Bay domain namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Local

    The Swedish state became the unlikely new owner of two domain names used by The Pirate Bay after a court ruling on Tuesday. The case marked the first time a Swedish prosecutor had asked for a web address to be wiped off the face of the internet, Dagens Nyheter reports .


  17. Metro Bank to offer consumer loans via ZopaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Finextra Research news

    UK challenger bank Metro Bank is to lend funds to consumers via the online marketplace operated by P2P pioneer Zopa. Metro Bank, the first high street bank in more than 100 years, has already begun offering loans to Zopa's consumer borrowers in an explicit recognition of P2P lending as a new asset class.


  18. Game Of Thrones Sets New Piracy Record With 3.5 Million DownloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Ubergizmo

    ... a 24 hour timeframe as well. These numbers are courtesy of piracy-tracking firm Excipio who only takes into account P2P file-sharing sites, meaning that the numbers could potentially be a lot higher if one were to take into account websites that ...


  19. BEIJING: China's regulatory net to cover more lendersRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Asia News Network

    ... including peer-to-peer lending. These little-regulated entities can be risky for creditors, who have few rights if a P2P platform's operator suddenly closes. The draft regulation may cover small online lenders, said Liu Xiangmin, deputy director of ...


  20. BitTorrent Wants To Bleep MessagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | NewsFactor

    Keeping private messages private may have just gotten a bit easier thanks to BitTorrent's new messaging service. Known as Bleep, BitTorrent first announced the service last year, when it released alpha versions of its Bleep is hoping to distinguish itself from other messaging services such as WhatsApp, iMessage, and the Facebook app, by offering users better privacy and more control over their data.