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USATODAY: Swap songs? You may be on record industry’s hit list

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Monday, July 21, 2003
News Categories: Digital Media

“Online swappers wondering whether their names are on the record industry’s hit list can check online to see if they’re among 871 whose identities were subpoenaed in the first step of unprecedented mass legal action to stem Net piracy. [...]

The U.S. District Court’s Web site (ecf.dcd.uscourts.gov) is searchable, though users must first apply for an account; confirmation comes a week later in the mail, and there are fees for documents. The Electronic Frontier Foundation may offer quicker action: The activist group hopes to soon let the public check the same information through www.eff.org.”

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1

subpoena everyone who makes an account to check whether they’ve been caught yet raspberry

Posted by scf on July 22, 2003 at 1:22 AM (PDT)

2

lol, that’s quite clever scf, hah

Posted by colinp on July 22, 2003 at 5:21 AM (PDT)

3

They’ll spend more money then they’ve “LOST” due to piracy going through the courts.

They should stop publicizing it. What’s the point of the internet the exchange INFORMATION. Should there be discrimination to the type of data?

Posted by Stasyna on July 22, 2003 at 5:53 AM (PDT)

4

Those bastards will try at anything to get, uh, my roomate!  He’s alot more clever than those government cronies….

burp.

Posted by twdldee on July 24, 2003 at 10:59 PM (PDT)

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