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Virgin Media sends Warning letters.

Again this doesn't make sense. The Music industry AGAIN fails to realise that BIT-TORRENT is just TECHNOLOGY and use it.

I agree to sue MASSIVE infringers but to have the government assist you in your business model SUCKS.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7486743.stm

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Assumptions

In reply to: Virgin Media sends Warning letters.

"It looks for illegal traffic".

What they can see data goign the wrong direction on a one way connection? There are not that many ways to lookt a file and know specificly that that file, in that application, involving those ISP's and those specific users is illegal.

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In reply to: Assumptions

Back in windows 95 or 98 days. A windows file came up missing on my system. I used a P2P network to find the file. Put it in the right directory and all was good. Illegal? You could debate it, but I say 100% fair use. I had the right to the file, needed that file and it worked for my use. It was quicker than digging up my disks and doing a reinstall.

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