Music Wars: scene 10
Does the RIAA have your IP? Are you going to be one of those you feel the wrath of the RIAA? The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), can let you now
In which the Rebel Music Pirates recieve a Distant Early Warning
A new Web-based tool provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) gives file swappers the ability to check their home IP address or file sharing service user name against a list of addresses and names disclosed in hundreds of subpoena filed by the RIAA to ISPs (Internet service providers). (See http://www.eff.org/IP/P2P/riaasubpoenas/)Myself is not on the list. Yet.
The tool consists of a Web page with a field into which visitors can type a user name from file sharing services such as Kazaa and Grokster, or the IP address of a system used to swap files.