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Date:      Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:34:57 -0500
From:      "Jeremy Faulkner" <>
To:        "Ted Mittelstaedt" <>
Cc:        Eric Hildebrandt <>,
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <015f01c74512$af52b730$3c01a8c0@coolf89ea26645>
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On 1/31/07, Ted Mittelstaedt <> wrote:
> Why?
> FreeBSD isn't commercial software, there's no need to go through
> all the hocus pocus to conceal the uploader so the RIAA doesen't
> sue him.  Standard FTP works perfectly fine at any of the mirror sites,
> and you will get your ISO no slower.
> Ted

Bittorrent does nothing to conceal the uploader's identity.

The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of Amarica) doesn't give a
damn about the piracy of commercial software, the RIAA cares about the
piracy of music distributed by their member companies. <opinion>The
RIAA exists to be the bully for their member companies and to draw the
negative public relations away from those member companies.</opinion>

Jeremy Faulkner

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