Detecting and tracing copyright infringements in P2P networks

John Mee, Paul A. Watters

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Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file trading is a popular medium for copyright infringement. There exists a misconception in legal and executive circles that this form of copyright infringement is undetectable and untraceable. This paper demonstrates how we can detect the majority of copyrighted material for existing P2P networks (FastTrack and Gnutella) using a scalable algorithm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th IEEE international conference on networking (ICN 2006)
EditorsPascal Lorenz, Petre Dini, Damien Magoni, Abdelhamid Mellouk
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0769525520
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event5th IEEE international conference on networking (ICN 2006) - Mauritius
Duration: 23 Apr 200628 Apr 2006


Conference5th IEEE international conference on networking (ICN 2006)

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