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Entries from April 2005

Close to the Close of the Semester

April 29th, 2005 · No Comments

Six semesters ago, I came to RPI as a starry-eyed high school graduate. I was looking to study civil engineering, specifically pertaining to highway design. I practically had the MUTCD memorized, so it seemed like a logical idea. I had spoken to my future roommate online once before we got there. […]

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Tags: My Thoughts · Rensselaer (RPI)

NYU Complaint and Exhibit A Documents

April 25th, 2005 · No Comments

I’ll keep this one short and sweet. The RIAA’s complaint and exhibit A documents for NYU are now available.
NYU RIAA Complaint
NYU RIAA Exhibit A document’s IP Check Utility (now updated for NYU IPs) (gone)
Don’t forget to check out the I2Hub Lawsuit Discussion Forums (gone) if you want to voice your opinions or network […]

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Tags: Computers · Police, Law, & Justice · Technology

The Politics of Protest

April 20th, 2005 · No Comments

NOTE: I set up a forum where people can discuss the I2Hub lawsuits. Registration is required to post.
So… what would happen if RPI’s Public Safety decided that they were going to break up the event that is going to take place today in front of the Sage Building at 4:20? I’d say they’d […]

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Tags: Government & Politics · Police, Law, & Justice · Rensselaer (RPI)

When Things Are at Their Worst

April 18th, 2005 · No Comments

All in the course of one weekend, things have gone from bad to worse for me. I’ve been bent over and “pwn3d” by just about everyone in my life as of this week.
Have you ever felt like music was the one thing that made everything better? Here’s some lyrics from a great non-RIAA […]

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Tags: My Thoughts

IP Address for Columbia now Available

April 16th, 2005 · No Comments

Trendyblog hasn’t posted this yet as far as I know, but here is a table of the IPs implicated by the RIAA that were at Columbia University. An anonymous source from Columbia was instrumental in helping compile the approximate on-campus locations listed here.
If you’re on the list or are just curious, you might want […]

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Tags: Computers · Police, Law, & Justice · Technology