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Re: [dvd-discuss] DoS attack on RIAA webstie

>From: Jack Oskay <joskay@ix.netcom.com>
>Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 20:27:44 -0700
>To: dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
>Subject: [dvd-discuss] DoS attack on RIAA webstie
>A question on this.  And please let me know if it was posted before.  Sorry 
>if this was asked before or seems redundant.
>I personally agree what the kid did was illegal and should receive what he 
>got.  But something about the way it was done bothers me.
>Did he mention about how he got the scrolling message about downloading is 
>illegal?  To do it after a download and then get the message could indicate 
>a few things.  One possibility is the site he went to was a site designed 
>to mislead and then post the message.  Another possibility was it was 
>detected (by another site), then the files he download were corrupted and 
>another site sent the message.  Another possibility is the operating or 
>application detected it and sent the message.
>The kid might of not mentioned it but if there are any details please let 
>me know.
>Thank you

He said it was an AVI that was named the same as the movie. I don't know how long the file was. If he comes back in I'll ask, maybe I can get him to burn me a cd. ;-) I think they are trying to seed the P2P network with these fake files.