August 1, 2001

Is distributed computing a crime?

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet News: "David McOwen is losing a lot of sleep these days over his
decision to participate in a distributed computing project two
years ago.

The former computer administrator at DeKalb Technical College in
Georgia found out recently that he could face up to 30 years in jail and
fines totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars because he installed
some distributed computing software on the school's computers. "


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