Takers Economy: An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
by Christopher Stewart
Publisher: Smashwords 2012
Number of pages: 144
Over the last decade or so, file sharing has become a widespread phenomenon. As much as having the possibility of exchanging information almost instantaneously can represent a blessing in terms of communication and progress, it obviously opens the door to pursuits that enjoy a far less angelic reputation. Still, the overall picture suggests that a significant number of internet users participate in such ill-famed activities.
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