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Stanford to hit P2P users with reconnection fees

313373_bot (766001) writes | more than 7 years ago

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313373_bot (766001) writes "This is not an unexpected development: rather than higher learning institutions, Universities behave more and more like businesses, and if it is more lucrative to take RIAA and MPAA's side, they will.

Citing the costs involved with keeping up with the number of file-sharing complaints received by the school, Stanford will continue to disconnect students from the campus network upon the receipt of "DMCA complaints" and other notices such as the infamous prelitigation settlement letters from the RIAA but will now charge students a hefty fee to be reconnected.
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