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13 d'abril del 2005
La indústria de l'entreteniment posa l'ull a les xarxes d'Internet2 de les universitats
Una nova onada de demandes -als EUA- contra els usuaris de les xarxes P2P que comparteixen continguts sota copyright. Aquesta vegada però l’objectiu és nou. Estudiants que utilitzen la xarxa ràpida Internet2 als campus universitaris per connectar-se al programari i2hub.
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The Recording Industry Association of America will file 405 lawsuits Wednesday against individuals at 18 colleges across the country. The RIAA is targeting those who use a file-sharing application called i2hub (..)

At the same time, the Motion Picture Association of America is filing lawsuits against file traders on seven college campuses, (..)

Although the RIAA and MPAA lawsuits are separate, the groups are collaborating to combat piracy, (..)

The i2hub software is a peer-to-peer, file-sharing application developed for "student collaboration" on Internet2, (..)

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Internet2 is a closed network that allows universities to share large files for research purposes. The i2hub software allows for lightning-quick downloads: less than 20 seconds for a song and less than five minutes for a movie, (..)

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The RIAA and MPAA sent letters to university presidents alerting them to the lawsuits and asking them for help in combating illegal file trading. (..)

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The RIAA and MPAA have collected evidence at another 140 schools in 41 states, (..)

The RIAA is not targeting the company that developed i2hub, waiting instead to see the outcome of the Grokster case recently heard by the Supreme Court. (..) A decision is expected this summer.

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Since it began its lawsuit campaign in September 2003, the music trade group has sued more than 9,000 file sharers, including a 12-year-old girl and computer-illiterate grandparents. Many have settled out of court for between $3,000 and $5,000.

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  • [Actualització 14/04/05] En castellà: La RIAA denuncia a 405 estudiantes que intercambian música a través de Internet2.
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