On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Braun Brelin wrote:
> Article in today's Irish Times about how Eircom has capitulated to the "Big
> Four" music labels and will start implementing
> "Three strikes" laws against illegal downloaders/uploaders.
>>http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2009/0129/1232923373331.html>> I think Ireland needs a "Pirate Party" a la Sweden.
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Typical - misimplemented and it'll be made a joke of.
Problems as I see it:
- No definition of 'filesharing'
- Reliance on a crowd of muppets to provide information that will lead to
denial of service
- No distinction between copyright violation and allowed sharing
- No distiction between types of shared data (e.g. open source v. music)
- No appeals procedure.
I wonder what IMRO's stance on the matter is - the same people that sent a
'cease and desist' to a fellow Skynet member that his own music shared...
Anyone involved in the other providers, please tell the music companies
where to shove it.
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