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downloading

 [down´lōd-ing]
a process by which an intelligent terminal is used to capture output from an information retrieval system in machine readable form for later processing and use by the searcher or end user.
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Offline Downloading: A Non-Traditional Cloud Accelerated and Peer-Assisted Content Distribution Service[C].
Buried in an otherwise routine reauthorization of the Higher Education Act is a clause that requires colleges and universities to develop and implement plans to combat illegal downloading or risk losing access to federal financial aid money.
Legal and illegal downloading is steadily increasing among all age groups.
However, at present, legal digital downloading remains "a relatively small market at pounds 112 million", says the report.
However, most of the music available over the internet is protected by copyright, and downloading it without licence from the copyright owner is a breach of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.
Downloading is still for the minority, with just one in ten Britons owning an iPod or MP3 player - but online music-buying is expanding at an amazing rate.
During the last month of 2004, 29 percent of all four-year, full-time undergraduate students admitted to downloading unlicensed music or movies.
Training requires having a primary vessel anchored mid-stream in open ocean water, downloading equipment from another vessel to a floating platform called a Roll-On/Roll-Off Discharge Facility, then uploading it again on a secondary vessel such as a Landing Craft Utility or Landing Craft Mechanized boat for movement to a floating pier that extends from the beach into open water.
While Target is not offering a downloading service, it will link to Napster from its web site.
There are countless valuable and legitimate school applications for file sharing, such as exchanging projects with other districts and downloading public files, including archived speeches from Congress and film clips from NASA.