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View Poll Results: should you pursue bitTorrent at college/university?
yes, go for gold, as long as its not "published material" 1 20.00%
no, they will expel /revoke your scholarships 3 60.00%
meh, I didn't got o college 1 20.00%
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Old 2007-06-14, 02:53 AM
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What say you, are any of you/have any of you shared non-copywritten music at school. Any ideas regarding what I should do for the next 4 years? UMass seems to have a bTnazi-esque program and the network is being watched by RIAA because too many people use Kazaa and LimeWire to share eMPty3 files. I just want to jam out, and the tech nerds will harsh my buzz.... what are your thoughts?
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Old 2007-06-14, 09:04 AM
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Re: bitTorrent at college?

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Get off campus housing as soon as possible...... not just for your BT.
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Re: bitTorrent at college?

agreed on the off-campus housing. the dorms are good for one year's experience, but after that, the apt is a very nice thing, for so many reasons.

as for bt, i would read the t&c/etc very carefully. i know they are very careful about bw usage, and if the riaa is apparently watching traffic, then i'd be careful. i know i helped baylor setup their monitoring program (i uploaded probably 2-3tb to irc in 2 semesters, the next year they had a t&c and monitoring/access program and everything) thats all in the past now, my jolly roger is retired.
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I will refrain from rambling on about this topic at length.
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