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Why File Sharing Networks Are Dangerous
September 10, 2007

In this paper the authors analyze P2P security issues, establishing vulnerabilities that software clients represent. The authors go on to present experimental evidence of the risk through honeyp…

RIAA v. The People: Four Years Later
August 29, 2007

In this report the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) provides a comprehensive look at the four-year litigation campaign waged by the RIAA against music fans. The report traces the RIAA campaig…

Lawmaker Proposes Piracy Warning
August 28, 2007

"A leading lawmaker will propose federal legislation requiring telcos and cable operators to send Internet subscribers a warning letter if they access pirated content. " …

CU-Boulder Procedures on File Sharing
March 24, 2014

This CU-Boulder procedures on copyright violations describes their “three strikes” process of dealing with students who violate policy. This …

Can Anyone Police File Sharing?
August 3, 2007

"Campus file sharing briefly hit prominence in Congress last week as colleges lobbied against a proposed amendment in the Senate to the Higher Education Act reauthorization that would have …

Universities win Senate fight over anti-P2P proposal
July 24, 2007

"Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has withdrawn anti-file sharing legislation that had drawn yowls of protest from universities this week. Reid, without explanation, on Monday nixed his …

Committee Holds Hearing on Inadvertent File Sharing over Peer-to-Peer Networks
July 24, 2007

On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Committee held a hearing to examine recent developments regarding inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, the impact of such sharing on consumers…

Letter Opposing The Illegal File Sharing Amendment to the HEA Sent by the Higher Education Members of the Joint Committee
July 23, 2007

This letter states the higher education community's grave concerns about a proposed amendment to the Higher Education Act developed by the entertainment industry.  This letter describes h…

MPAA: Net neutrality could hurt antipiracy tech
July 20, 2007

"Hollywood hasn't decided what it thinks about the whole "Net neutrality" debate, but it knows one thing: Any rules that would stunt roll-out of the next new whiz-bang filteri…

Treating Downloads Like Drug Deals
June 20, 2007

"The Justice Dept.'s proposal on digital copyright protection puts violators in the same league as terrorists and criminals. It's excessive" …