Sunday, December 25, 2005

File-Sharing Winners and Losers of 2005

The year 2005 was an excellent year, depending of course on your point of view. For the tech industry, BitTorrent soared to new heights while Steve Jobs enjoyed record breaking iPod sales. Yet not everyone shared this success. The RIAA continued its fight against P2P networking with little effect, as Sony-BMG disgraced itself and the DRM concept.
Slyck News - File-Sharing Winners and Losers of 2005

In conclusion, below is a list of winners.



  • BitTorrent

  • Apple Computers, Inc.

  • LimeWire

  • Open Source P2P

  • ThePirateBay

And losers.



  • RIAA

  • Sony-BMG

  • Sharman Networks

  • Grokster

  • Pay P2P

What’s going on next year?


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1 comment:

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