P2P abbr Peer-to-Peer

July 25, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION L The transmission of a file from one individual to another, typically through an intermediary. (Source: IAB)

Note – Individuals sharing files via P2P do not necessarily know one another, rather applications like BitTorrent manage file transmissions from those who have part or all of the file to those who want it. (Source: IAB)