Comcast and the DMCA [10:58 am]
Things that encourage less security are funny. (Score:5, Insightful)
by Anonymous Coward on Monday May 03, @10:40AM (#9040187)
So, the moral of the story is, if I’m pirating media online, I should leave my access point totall unguarded, with no encryption, or passwords, or logging. That way, I can just blame evil phantom wireless hackers and never get in trouble.
Oh man…. (Score:5, Insightful)
by siokaos (107110) on Monday May 03, @10:40AM (#9040190)
Viruses? Fine by us.
Spam? Sure, go right ahead…
Non-DRMed p2p filetransfers? STOP IN THE NAME OF THE LAW
I guess this means I’d better clear out my queues/start encrypting things.
so… (Score:5, Interesting)
by ResQuad (243184) slashdot @kon[ ]etek.com ['sol' in gap] on Monday May 03, @10:41AM (#9040212)
So if you write back, give them a crapy excuse “sorry, I didnt know kazaa was bad” They have proof in writing. PROOF IN WRITING. That you admited to violating the law. Anyone see something wrong with this??
How this for a letter: “Yes, I might have said content, I apologize if I do. Why I have it? I plead the 5th”
[Ed note: The Comcast letter actually speaks of a "counter notification," rather than a letter of apology. Either way, it is certainly the case that no one should submit such a document without consulting a legal professional, IMHO]