- P2P also known as Peer to Peer involves downloading a software program that is usually free. Once running you become part of the P2P network. Each peer is another computer connected to the service. Files are then shared between users on the network without any central server being involved.
Popular P2P software downloads include Kazaa, Limewire, BearShare, and Morpheus. Because P2P makes file sharing anonymous and has no central server, it has a reputation for being used for software piracy and illegally download video and music files
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