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Report to Congress - Kazaa can block access to copyrighted works.

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Posted by elliot on Jan 18, 2004 - 08:16 PM



On 1.13.04, technologists acting o­n behalf of porn publisher Titan Media [1] reported to Congress that P2P networks could (if they wanted to) use "fingerprinting" (aka "hashing [2]") to detect copyrighted works and then filter them with the "spyware [3]" installed o­n all nodes in the network.

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  [1] http://www.titanmediaconsultants.com/
  [2] http://searchdatabase.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid13_gci212230,00.html
  [3] http://whatis.techtarget.com/wsearchResults/1,290214,sid9,00.html?query=spyware