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Old 07-14-2006, 11:07 AM   #1
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Old 07-14-2006, 12:24 PM   #2
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sounds as if the RIAA is running arround trying to scare people into submission rather then gather all the evidence...
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Old 07-14-2006, 12:29 PM   #3
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I'd be curious to see what kind of software that they use to get in your computer and see what is going on. I had a Cisco instructor who said they should have stopped music sharing here about 6 years ago when it first started.
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I understand it as they put files in the pool of files that the p2p program uses and they are able to track where it goes. after that i'd immagin that they could have enough evidence to physicaly look at your computer.
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Thats why a router behind the cable modem and a firewall on each computer is in order. I buy all my music now, unless its something that I can't find on Napster.

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I forgot to say that the RIAA (as I understand it) pays the people who make the P2P software to add their spy software. WTF. I haer Kazaa is real bad for that.
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I've heard the same thing too, that kazaa is really bad for that. downloading music is really a risky thing to do if you aren't carefull, its kina like "buyer beware". or non-buyer beware...
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I've heard the same thing too, that kazaa is really bad for that. downloading music is really a risky thing to do if you aren't carefull, its kina like "buyer beware". or non-buyer beware...
That'* why people are starting to shy away from kazaa. I stopped using it a long time ago.
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i'm starting to hear a lot more about people using news groups and torrants to get their music. i don't really have any knowledge of these, but i guess they must be harder to track downloads through them.
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i'm starting to hear a lot more about people using news groups and torrants to get their music. i don't really have any knowledge of these, but i guess they must be harder to track downloads through them.
All I've ever used are the newsgroups. It would be possible to track those as well, but probably harder
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Local Authorities may have to take possesion of a computer to view a hard drive but I have no doubt the Feds dont have to and can do as they please with one regardless of what you may think you are doing to protect yourself. They can put a missle in your bedroom, actually hear conversations in your house at will and have technology that isnt even available or known about in the private sector..... I.e. for every self appointed computer whiz, they have people gathered that are that much smarter than you.The internet is no longer the anominous bastion that people once thought it was. I just use the policy of keeping my electronic butt clean.
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