TMT: Share and share alike
In attempting to prosecute internet users it claims it can prove are illegally downloading copyright-protected files, the US music industry has found itself falling foul of measures designed to protect individual privacy. Cydney Tune reports
Recent revelations about the investigative techniques employed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to fight music piracy on the internet have raised concerns among privacy advocates. The subpoena process has led to a collision between copyright law on the one side and due process and privacy concerns on the other.
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