Monday, October 24, 2005

P2P & BitTorrent's Threat

Why BitTorrent is a threat to cable and what to do about it. After hearing so much about popular file-swapping program BitTorrent, CableWorld reporter Shirley Brady decided to try it out for herself. What she found was that most cable shows are easily accessible for free online and very easy to download. What, if anything, should cable do about it? Operators and networks are taking various approaches, ranging from aggressive efforts to stamp out P2P sites to starting their own file-sharing networks. CableWorld – Stealing Is Believing

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