[LINK] RIAA?s Hostile Takeover of the Internet
tomk at unwired.com.au
Fri May 1 21:33:57 AEST 2009
Oneline Top-post - apologies...... One of my favourite quotes....
"There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish
something." -- Thomas Edison.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au
> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Kim Holburn
> Sent: Friday, 1 May 2009 7:42 PM
> To: The Link Institute
> Subject: [LINK] RIAA?s Hostile Takeover of the Internet
> There is pressure being put on ISPs and governments in many
> countries. In Italy at least one ISP throttles customers down to
> below dialup for three or four days for any detected bittorrent use
> and it does it secretly.
> There's a couple of lines I really like in this article:
> > The case of The Pirate Bay was not a case of artists vs.
> > freeloaders, or even the recording industry vs. pirates.
> There were
> > no artists on the accusing side, nor were there any pirates on the
> > defending side.
> > RIAA's Hostile Takeover of the Internet
> > Written by Jens Roland on April 29, 2009
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