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Piracy and the SOPA Battle

Add RIAA And DHS To List Of Internet Pirates
Rampant downloading discovered among piracy‘ s strongest
opponents, Again,
Shaylyn Clark I December 19, @ 1: I o Comments . I A A A
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Nearly LEIGH years ago the Roman poet Juvenal coined the phrase, Quis custodial
macs customs, commonly translated "Who watches the watchmen?" For centuries the phrase has
been associated with political philosophy and the problem of corrupt , but in .Juvenal' s
original poem it referred to the difficulty faced by wealthy men who employed male guards to
protect their wives' marital thrice. Such men might be corruptible, .Juvenal argued, and become
tempted to take the very thing they are tasked with protecting. Thus the watchmen needed
watching-
Either way, the phrase applies well to the results of an ongoing investigation by Torrentfreak into
the practice of illegal downloading- Using , a new Russian site that
shows an IF address' s Bittorrent activity, several major opponents of intenet piracy have been
caught downloading a wide variety of copyrighted content. First came reports that people in
notices belonging to Sony, Universal, and Fox had been downloading music and movies of all
kinds- Then came the discovery of at least six instances of downloading at the residence of
French President Nicholas Sarkozy, an outspoken opponent of piracy and supporter of harsh
measures.
and the hits just keep on coming. Today it has been discovered that illegal downloading has been
rampant in the offices of the RIAA, and the Department of Horrorland Security. People at the RIAA
have downloaded not only music {which might be expected) but also a variety of other content,
including (seasons of Dexter, tor example) and audio editing software. The RIAA has
become (in) rammus tor suing anybody and everybody tor downloading copyrighted materal, and
is a fierce advocate of SOFA and PIPE, harsh intenet censorship measures currently working
their way through the US Congress. Likewise, the Department of Homeland Security has been
responsible tor seizing and shutting down hundreds of domains tor their suspected role in piracy.
Yet over soc of DHS' s lps were used to download material illegally.
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