from the your-data-is-not-safe dept.
Steve Nakhla writes: "According to this article, Excite@Home has begun snooping users' downloads in order to find copyrighted or pirated material. Violators have their access cut off. As an Excite@home user, this alarms me. What exactly is their definition of copyrighted? Doesn't the New York Times copyright their online articles? Can I not view them any more for fear of violating Excite's policies?"
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals.
You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.