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Shifting Spending Habits for P2P Users
A new study shows file-sharers aren't necessarily spending less on entertainment, they're simply spending money on different entertainment genres.
January 17, 2006
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Wrap-up for 2005
It was another tumultuous year for file-sharing. 2005 saw many of the commercial standards of the P2P world fall, yet the open source community remained intact. Despite the thousands of lawsuits against individuals, the entertainment industry’s victory over Grokster and the union of Bram Cohen and the MPAA, the P2P community ended the year stronger than it began.
December 29, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
File-Sharing Winners and Losers of 2005
Some can enter 2006 with their heads held high, while others scuttle in shame.
December 24, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Business As Usual
Despite a frenzied year for the recording industries, very little has actually been done to deter P2P. Slyck sets out to analyze the trends and explode the myth that file-sharing is losing popularity in the face of legal threats.
December 20, 2005
P2P Population Nears Record High
The P2P community is once again on the rebound, recovering from its temporary mid-year plateau.
December 19, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Is Podcasting a Profitable Venture?
Podcasters ask for donations. Podcasters have banners. Podcasters even put advertisements into their podcasts, but is it a profitable venture?
December 15, 2005
iTunes Breaks Top 10 List of Music Retailers
The success of iTunes gives customers even more reasons not visit music stores.
November 22, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
File-Sharing Population Level Through October
The total file-sharing population remains steady through the end of October.
November 14, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ Lives on in P2P
The show that made people laugh and brought in a new concept of Improv TV lives on long after its own cancellation on P2P networks.
November 11, 2005
DSL Broadband Providers Perform Balancing Act
Last week Jonathan Banks, BellSouth Vice President of Federal, Executive and Regulatory Affairs, referring to BitTorrent and P2P traffic said “we might get to the point where we want to block a port.” What did he mean by that, and how can broadband providers continue to reduce prices amid increasing bandwidth consumption?
November 1, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
BPI Running on Empty?
How much of the BPI's (British Phonographic Institute) legal position is an empty threat, and how much ammunition do they really have in their arsenal against filesharers?
October 31, 2005
Apple's iTunes Sells 1 Million Videos
In less than two week's time, Apple has once again managed to do what has eluded the copyright industry.
October 31, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P Population Down Slightly in September
After five months of solid growth, the P2P population surge cools in September.
October 9, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
WinMX – The Beginning, The Middle, The End
What began as a simple OpenNap client went on to nearly revolutionize the file-sharing world.
October 4, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Physical Sales Continue to Slide as the Digital Market Heats Up
The 21st century world continues to reject mid-1970's technology as digital downloads encroach on dwindling physical CD sales.
October 3, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke

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