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RIAA Renews Heat on University P2P
Sends out record number of infringement complaints
by Karl Bode 06:21PM Wednesday Feb 21 2007
The RIAA has renewed their focus on targeting college kids at University who download pirated music via broadband, according to the Associated Press. The top five schools to receive RIAA complaints are Ohio, Purdue, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Tennessee and the University of South Carolina -- who collectively saw 15,000 RIAA warnings so far this year. The AP piece briefly profiles a "three strikes" program at Michigan State. First time offenders get a warning, second time offenders are forced to watch an eight-minute anti-piracy DVD produced by the RIAA (talk about punishment!), and third time offenders face suspension.


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