In the Fight Over Piracy, a Rare Stand for Privacy - New York Times

By Kristopher A. Nelson
in January 2008

100 words / 1 min.
In the Fight Over Piracy, a Rare Stand for Privacy - New York Times: The record industry got a surprise when it subpoenaed the University of Oregon in September, asking it to identify 17 students who had made available songs on a file-sharing network. The surprise was not that 20-year-olds listen to Sting. It was […]


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In the Fight Over Piracy, a Rare Stand for Privacy – New York Times:

The record industry got a surprise when it subpoenaed the University of Oregon in September, asking it to identify 17 students who had made available songs on a file-sharing network.

The surprise was not that 20-year-olds listen to Sting. It was that the university fought back.

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