Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Companies Exposed on P2P File Sharing Networks
The FTC is sending out warning letters to a number of private businesses and public entities regarding peer to peer networks utilized and accessed in the workplace. As internet law experts know, P2P networks are a double edged sword. On the one hand, they increase efficiency by allowing the rapid transport of data. On the downside, private information such as medical records and social security numbers often leak onto P2P networks. This problem is not going away anytime soon.