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Re: [Full-Disclosure] If Lycos can attack spammer sites, can we all start doing it?
From: Vincent Archer (vardeny-all.com)
Date: Fri Dec 03 2004 - 02:49:47 CST
On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 05:54:57PM +0000, Jason Coombs wrote:
> Even without explicit language in the EULA, Lycos is just a software maker in this case. It is the end user who is guilty of an abusive attack -- if anyone is. The rate limit per client is set to prevent a single client from crossing the attack threshold, so this could be the first test of product liability for the intentional creation of zombie armies.
Not the first test. This is already underway in court.
The current pitched battle in Kazaa vs. the RIAA is that Kazaa is just
making software, and thus, is not liable for unlawful usage by the users.
The RIAA happens to "strongly disagree".
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