Senators introduce legislation to impose jail time for sharing as
little as one file, while the House may consider a bill lowering the
bar for taking people to court. Entertainment lobbyists appear to be
winning their war against peer-to-peer networks.
While this is in the US, and the British version of the RIAA the British Phonographic Industry are beginning to think of chasing file sharers, be aware that there is not very long left of the 'Golden Years' of music sharing. Get them now, while you can, and make sure you block your ports so they can't find you anyway.
Blur have hit back at the British Phonographic Industry's (BPI) warnings to online song swappers that they may face court action if they continue to download music.
So, they'll pop up warnings on my machine first. Then sue my arse off? And try and get me jailed. Sounds like war.
"A passive verb and adverb flagger for Mozilla-derived browsers"
Bookmarklet to better my writing. Could it improve yours?
I should add, your wap page is at astonvilla.blogfootball.com/mySite/wap/ and don't forget the emulator.
"An updated version of the Manila User's Guide PDF has been posted on the UserLand website. The updated version includes the most recent changes in Manila."
This maybe good bed time reading if you want to become a Manila swot ";->"
"Lawsuits are not imminent in the UK, industry officials insist. But they are threatened."
Detailed overview telling the true state of dirty illegal and suffocatingly legal P2P. Frankly, with 6 million file sharers in the UK, the game is lost. Their carrot and stick game is years away from competing with free, use anywhere downloads.
With BitTorrent, I've downloaded over 4 gigs of music in 5 days. If I had the space I'd try and get an 8 gig DVD of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, but I just don't have that kind of disk space.
Be careful out there though, make sure your firewalls are up and your open ports protected. Read my first day with BT.
Wired: Why RSS Is Everywhere.
More Lawsuits Filed in Effort to Thwart File Sharing. The music industry announced a new round of lawsuits against 532 people accused of illegal file sharing, including people at 21 universities.