visgean at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 04:01:10 PST 2012
BTW: Anons are attacking back
but it does not seem to be as massive as previous attacks... There
to be lack of media coverage...
2012/1/20 Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>
> ----- Forwarded message from Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu> -----
> From: Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu>
> Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:19:34 -0500
> To: Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists at gmail.com>
> Cc: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: Megaupload.com seized
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> On Jan 19, 2012, at 10:07 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> > I would agree. They've dotted every i and crossed every t here.
> > This will inevitably be followed by a prosecution of some sort and/or
> > there's also scope for Megaupload to sue the USG for restitution.
> > It'll be interesting to see how this pans out - especially wrt any
> > safe harbor provisions in the DMCA for providers (which do have a
> > provision for due diligence being exercised etc).
> Note this from the NY Times article:
> The Megaupload case is unusual, said Orin S. Kerr, a law professor
> at George Washington University, in that federal prosecutors
> the private e-mails of Megauploadb s operators in an effort to show
> were operating in bad faith.
> "The government hopes to use their private words against them," Mr.
> said. "This should scare the owners and operators of similar sites."
> And see 17 USC 512(c)(1)(A) (http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/512.html
> for why that's significant.
> --Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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