February 6, 2008
Using Ubuntu to Bust Movie Pirates: Fair or Not?
Author: JT Smith
There are two things that bother me about this article. The first is pirating any copyrighted content. The second is using the tools designed to make computing affordable for all to catch people breaking the law. At the same time, the MPAA, the group that has utilized this Xubuntu to catch movie pirates, has made their stance clear: they are in no way violating anyone's privacy rights.