Assignment on Torrent Site

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Name2Table of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2The nature of torrent sites................................................................................................................2How torrent sites violate creativity..................................................................................................4How they negatively influence copyright........................................................................................5Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................7References........................................................................................................................................8
Name3Regulating Torrent SitesIntroductionTorrent sites allow internet access of data through distribution of the data in small chunksleading to increased download speed and easy access to information. Through a list of trackers,the user is able to download virtually any data that they want over the internet. These files aresent via the BitTorrent protocol allowing them to be downloaded from more than one server. Thedifferent chunks of the full file are collected from different sites to make it a complete file whichcan be used under normal circumstances. This is perhaps the reason why it is said that torrentsites infringe copyright issues. The need to protect copyright and control piracy has led to theneed to control torrent sites. This report highlights the proposal of regulating torrent sites.The nature of torrent sitesDebate over the regulation of torrent sites or the effects that they have on creativity has been onthe rise. The arrest of Vaulin one of the owners of the largest torrent site indicated that there isneed to control torrent sites due to the harm that they cause to the society.Policies that regulate torrent sites (Rosen, pp. 4).Torrent sites have been necessitated by an increased rise in the internet and easy sharing ofdigital files. These free file sharing services have greatly benefited torrent sites since they canenable users to access data or digital files that they want without necessarily being termed illegal.However, most of these frees sharing sites receive advertisement money when users hit a certainnumber of viewers. This leads to infringement of copyrights since the files are free to share andare beneficiaries of such resources are not the owners of the copyright information but rather theowners of torrent sites. This has led to the need for regulating these rsites to ensure that they are
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