Framing Computers Under the DMCA
Researchers from the University of Washington have demonstrated how lousy the MPAA/RIAA/etc. tactics are by successfully framing printers on their network. These printers, which can't download anything, received nine takedown notices:
The researchers rigged the software agents to implicate three laserjet printers, which were then accused in takedown letters by the M.P.A.A. of downloading copies of “Iron Man” and the latest Indiana Jones film.
Research, including the paper, here.
Posted on June 9, 2008 at 6:47 AM • 30 Comments