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Submission + - How the RIAA Catches Campus Pirates (

jyosim writes: "The Chronicle of Higher Ed got a briefing at RIAA headquarters on how the group catches pirates. They just use LimeWire and other software that pirates use, except that they've set up scripts to search for songs, grab IP numbers, and send out notices to college officials. They claim they don't target specific colleges, though many feel that they do."
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How the RIAA Catches Campus Pirates

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