Internet File Sharing

  digbee2500 16:02 23 Mar 10

As a PC newbie can anyone advise what is the best,safest, fastest, reliable file exchange programme? I've been told that all these programmes are monitored to prevent copyright piracy and to stop people downloading large amounts of films/music etc, is this correct?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:59 23 Mar 10

Any thing you connect to is monitored by your ISP who have to keep records by law.

File sharing is not illegal provided the files are not copyrighted eg films music etc.

However file sharing can be dangerous due to the fact that viruses and malware can be included in the download.

  Devil Fish 00:02 24 Mar 10

if you want to share personal files amongst friends and family then ftp is the way to go

have set up an ftp server for my family photos videos etc so they can can upload and download in a secure enviroment

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