August 23, 2001

Fingered by the movie cops

Author: JT Smith

Web Developer Amita Guha was surprised to find her Internet access had been terminated, and even more surprised to find out the reason why. It turns out that the MPAA sent a letter to her ISP accusing her of copyright violations -- an accusation she denies, and that the MPAA or her ISP have yet to provide any proof of happening. And apparently, this is all quite legal and acceptable, thanks to the U.S. version of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Read the first-person account at Salon. Thanks to an anonymous reader for pointing out this piece.
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