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FTC Sends Warning Shot to Organizations Allowing Peer-to-Peer Software on their Networks

The Federal Trade Commission has warned one hundred businesses and organizations that peer-to-peer software (typically used by employees to download and share copyrighted music, software and movie files over the Internet) is exposing information on customers and employees, including health and financial data, Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers.