Thursday, May 12, 2005

MPAA targets TV Download Sites

The MPAA has now turned its gaze towards the "theft" of television shows.

"Continuing its war on Internet file-swapping sites, the Motion Picture Association of America said Thursday that it has filed lawsuits against a half-dozen hubs for TV show trading..."

The problem here is that they're still going after the technology rather than the people breaking the laws. This is like giving parking tickets to the auto makers. Bit Torrent is not going away, in-fact it's growing like mad. The technology is becoming part of other media shareing schemes like podcasting.

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