Ohio University Bans P2P

Ohio University Bans P2P

Instead of following the University of Nebraska’s lead and bill the RIAA for processing its many prelitigation letters, Ohio University has decided to ban all P2P file sharing. If the best of class leads and teaches by example, where does that leave Ohio? Techdirt sums it up:

It’s a sad statement of the times that an institution designed for educating and learning about new things would decide to completely shut off any use of powerful technologies that have plenty of perfectly legitimate uses just because some backwards industry group can’t figure out how to change its outdated business models.

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