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Re: RIAA timestamps off
From: Jeff Kell <jeff-kell () UTC EDU>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 13:38:49 -0400
Scholz, Greg wrote:
So UserX logs into limewire, song list is made public. 10 hrs later
song list is still public but no one may be actually pulling the data.
Technically it is the making of the infringing material available that
is the "crime" so the user is "seen" and is sought by the RIAA.
And the list and it's availability are advertised even if there is a firewall, NAT, or any other "block" preventing
incoming connections from occurring at all.
Back in the days of long-forgotten accuracy, the reports had an IP/port/timestamp that you could track to netflow (most
of the time), even if there were 0 bytes transferred (and is even that a violation?).