However, APOM feels that legal jeopardy is a very real concern that must be addressed by responsible managers.
Jim Lynch, APOM Co-Founder, added, "Companies shouldn't assume the pirates are running scared because of the media attention.
APOM recognizes that the basic functionality of P2P file sharing services may provide a number of useful and legal functions for business.
APOM provides its members with online information; training, certification, and professional development; searchable directories of office products, services, events, and special promotions; and promotes networking and professional recognition.
Jim Lynch, APOM founder, added, "We want to provide our members with timely, actionable information and tools which will contribute to their successes.
To facilitate this goal, APOM has created media channels to match members with marketers.