Music Industry vs. P2P
Over the weekend, appoximately nine months of internal MediaDefender email messages turned up on BitTorrent sites across the net. MediaDefender is in the business of „preventing unauthorized sharing of copyright content online”.
In this bulk of messages, The Register found a „funny” message by MediaDefender CEO Randy Saaf:
In forwarding a note from the Universal Music Group, which asks if music industry lawsuits had succeeded in throttling P2P traffic on college campuses, the MediaDefender chief tells his employees: „Take a moment to laugh to yourselves.”