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Re: Compromised machines liable for damage?

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Sun Dec 25 23:53:30 2005

In message <80632326218FE74899BDD48BB836421A033001@Dul1wnexmb04.vcorp.ad.vrsn.c
om>, "Hannigan, Martin" writes:

>
>Dave, RIAA wins almost 100pct vs p2p'ers ir sues. Its an interesting =
>dichotomy.
>

"Wins" is too strong a word, since I don't think any have gone to 
court -- see http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/arts/AP-Music-Download-Suit.html
as my source.

Besides, it's a very different situation.  For my take on liability 
issues -- note that I'm not a lawyer, and note that this is from 1994 
-- see http://www.wilyhacker.com/1e/chap12.pdf

		--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb






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