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How to share /home directory between two linux installations

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

Frequent re-installations of operating system due to crashes is always been a problem for many of the linux users, and my case is also the same.... Everytime i start with doing something like trying some new commands or editing some configuration files and finally ends up with an 'OS crash' and a fresh installation thereafter.

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India The Latest To Think About Kicking People Off The Internet

http://www.techdirt.com

They also support preventative detention of potential pirates -- a ridiculous idea that has been put in practice in some areas of India already -- and which the US entertainment industry has encouraged.

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SkunkPost.com || Pirates of the college campus

http://skunkpost.com

In United States the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 is making colleges and universities do the entertainment industry's dirty work by having to invest time and money "to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material" or risk losing federal funding.

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KTorrent 4.0 released with Magnet links and µTP protocol support

http://ktorrent.org

KTorrent 4.0 is finally released. This release add some rather interesting features like magnet support and the uTP protocol (bittorrent over UDP). Next to these big ones many smaller ones were also added: UDP tracker scraping was added, usability of the queue manager widget has been improved, you can now add multiple trackers at the same time...

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BitTorrent Inc has announced that its uTorrent Transport Protocol is now available as open source.

http://www.h-online.com

BitTorrent Inc., the company behind the popular BitTorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol, has announced that its uTorrent Transport Protocol (uTP) code is now available as open source. The uTP protocol is aimed at maximising network throughput while minimising network congestion, providing a better overall experience for both ISPs and end users.

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Your Song Is Not Worth $80,000

http://www.linuxloop.com

It may not be Linux-related, but this is just not right. You may have heard of Jamie Thomas's trial a while ago. She is being accused of infringing on the copyrights of 24 songs, by sharing them with a P2P service. I have no idea if this is guilty or not, but the fine is simply too much : $80,000 for every song.

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UbuntuOne in Beta. Wait, WTF ?

http://www.stefanoforenza.com

Wait… WTF ?! I never heard about it, and Google just threw around a bunch of entries when asked.

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Is it time to stop using the word 'piracy'?

http://www.guardian.co.uk

"...Some people have highlighted this tension between different uses of the word for a long time. Richard ­Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation and a notorious linguistic stickler, has a long list of words he finds troubling (including "free", "creator" and "ecosystem"). He believes that piracy has always been a propaganda term when used by publishers..."

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P2P makes positive contribution

http://arstechnica.com

RMS: « A Dutch study concludes that P2P file sharing makes a positive contribution to society. Of course, we know this is true, but it is good to see it confirmed carefully. »

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Internet Group Demands End to Government P2P Propaganda

http://torrentfreak.com

"...Recently a group of Spanish free-culture supporters demanded the withdrawal of the campaign and a public apology from the government. In protest, they arranged a demonstration on the doorstep of one of the leading political parties in Spain.

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File sharing is not illegal

http://www.eff.org

RMS: « Another federal court ruled that file sharing does not violate copyright law.

I am concerned that Leahy's nasty law could change this »

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Speak out against ACTA

http://www.fsf.org

ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now.

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Maine law students vs the RIAA

http://www.p2pnet.net

“... 'This could be the true beginning of the end for the RIAA in its attempts to bring students to heel, turning them into compliant consumers of corporate product under threat of legal persecution and severe financial penalties no student can afford.' ..."

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Defendant: RIAA abusing courts to shore up "failing business model"

http://arstechnica.com

Another file-sharing defendant who says she has never installed or used file-sharing software is fighting back against the RIAA, accusing the music industry of waging war in the US court system to "shore up the American recording industry's failing business model."

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EU Court Backs ISPs on User Privacy

http://www.businessweek.com

"A high court adviser says Internet service providers are not required to disclose data on people suspected of music piracy"

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