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  1. Online Social Lending: The Effect of Cultural, Economic and Legal FrameworksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... and drag-and-drop it into the document. This study is based on a hand-collected dataset of over 7,300 peer-to-peer (P2P) loans granted in common law nations (U.S.A., U.K., India and Kenya) and civil law nations (Italy, Brazil, Germany, Finland, ...


  2. 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.


  3. Rise in cybercrime targets online buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swissinfo

    ... cyber offenses were reported to have declined, police said the trend could reflect perpetrators' growing use of private P2P networks and the so-called Darknet which are less visible to the public. From among 396 reports of pedophile content online, ...


  4. Is it legal for US military to scan the public's computers for kid porn?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    A federal appeals court is having second thoughts about its decision frowning on the US Navy for scanning every computer in the state of Washington accessing Gnutella, a large peer-to-peer network. The September decision thwarted a child pornography prosecution that began when a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent in Georgia discovered the illicit images on a civilian's computer in Washington state.


  5. 5 Suits That Changed the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | FindLaw

    ... to this 1996 Seventh Circuit case establishing the validity of shrinkwrap and clickwrap licenses. 4. No Immunity for P2P Platforms: A&M Records v. Napster . In this 2001 case, the Ninth Circuit held that Napster, the then-omnipresent peer-to-peer ...


  6. Clint Odin ReviewRead the original story

    Yesterday | TrustedReviews

    Key Features : DLNA, AirPlay, Spotify Connect and Internet radio support; 2 x 25W power output; Multiroom capable; Hi-res FLAC playback up to 192kHz/24-bit; Works with Clint Asgard app Odin is a funky wireless speaker from Danish brand Clint that allows you to stream music via DLNA, AirPlay, Spotify Connect or internet radio over its built-in Wi-Fi connection. You can also use it as part of a multiroom music system with other Clint speakers using the company's Asgard app on iOS or Android devices.


  7. Pensioner avoids jail for downloading child abuse videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    A PENSIONER who claimed to have ran a pornographic website in the 1990s has avoided jail after being found with nearly 100 videos of child abuse. Robert McKeen, 66, of Ramsey Road, Barry, was also discovered to have downloaded 1,584 images involving people having sex with animals when police raided his flat last August.


  8. Square Offers New E-Cash OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    ... to Cash@square.com enables a direct transfer of funds in less than a day or two. Such person-to-person or peer-to-peer (P2P) payments are becoming increasingly popular on mobile devices. A recent survey by the banking advisory firm Novantas found ...


  9. Ceci N'est Pas Un Taxi: Definitional Defiance as Innovation in the Platform EconomyRead the original story

    Wednesday | PrawfsBlawg

    ... otherwise be collecting dust. It's been called the sharing economy, the disaggregated economy, the peer-to-peer economy (P2P), human-to-human (H2H), the community marketplace, the on-demand economy, the app economy, mesh economy, gig economy, and ...


  10. The Largest WebRTC Resource Launched By @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SOA World Magazine

    ... delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use cases that have already leveraged the power and convenience of WebRTC. Note: the 4th WebRTC Summit is ...


  11. More Read the original story

    Wednesday | KXVO

    "I've never seen anything like this" -- improvement of full letter grade via enhanced engagement with peer-to-peer learning /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to provide new and more effective ways for students to study and learn, Cengage Learning , a global education company, and Flashnotes.com , an online student-to-student study materials marketplace, today announced the Cengage Learning Scholar Program. The preferred seller program enhances peer-to-peer learning and empowers instructors to support better learning outcomes, while allowing scholars to profit from their exceptional note-taking, and other students to find varied ways to learn and understand course concepts.


  12. Libertytown Man Charged With Possession Of Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Frederick, Md. Charges of possession and distribution of child pornography have been filed against a Libertytown man.


  13. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Investopedia

    ... goods and services. Founded in 2009, Venmo began as a payment system through text message. However, as the peer-to-peer (P2P) economy has grown, Venmo has capitalized on the opportunity by introducing the platform as a social network in itself. ...


  14. Here's How A Payments Feature Could Impact Facebook's BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Forbes.com

    ... value is estimated to grow from $235.4 billion in 2013 to $721 billion in 2017 , according to Gartner. Peer-to-peer (P2P) payments comprise for a small proportion of this market - according to Forrester, the share of P2P payments in overall mobile ...


  15. Facebook: What's Next For Messenger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Seeking Alpha

    ... friends outside of China and their loss to the FB Messenger platform would be immaterial in my view. Long-term speaking, p2p money transfer is only the first step in FB building a mobile ecosystem. Over time, we could see FB gradually introduce ...


  16. Square Offers New Digital Cash OptionsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | CIO Today

    ... to Cash@square.com enables a direct transfer of funds in less than a day or two. Such person-to-person or peer-to-peer (P2P) payments are becoming increasingly popular on mobile devices. A recent survey by the banking advisory firm Novantas found ...


  17. Square Cash introduces the best bet to kill checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... oncept will entirely depend on user adoption. It's a good idea, but whether it will catch on remains to be seen. Best in P2P. This is a game changer. I like Cash because it goes straight to my bank account, not an intermediate account.


  18. Lufax was among 354 firms put on a "blacklist" by rating agency...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | South China Morning Post

    ... Photo: SCMP Pictures China's banking regulator is considering tighter oversight of the booming online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending business, including setting a high capital requirement that is likely to push hundreds of players out of the market. ...


  19. P2P lenders await new regulations from BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | South China Morning Post

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending operators on the mainland are well aware their industry is set for major change at the end of the year, when the China Banking Regulatory Commission is due to issue an initial set of rules with the hopes of reining in ...


  20. Savers in peer-to-peer lending schemes to get major tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sunday Herald

    ... favour of tax-free savings for all (or most). It potentially gives another major boost to the fast-growing peer-to-peer (P2P) sector where people lend to other people and businesses, through platforms such as Zopa, Ratesetter and Landbay. Risk is ...