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file sharing

noun

the practice of sharing computer data or space on a network

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Nearby words

file clerk, file extension, file folder, file footage, file server, file sharing, file transfer protocol, file-sharing, filecard, filefish, filename
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Examples from the Web for file-sharing

  • Because of Napster, and all the other file-sharing services we used, we stopped punching each other so much.

    15 Years After Napster: How the Music Service Changed the Industry|Alex Suskind|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • The fight must now be taken to the file-sharing sites that host, in the United States as in France, the videos of the fascisphere.

  • They were uploaded onto other file-sharing systems all over the planet.