U of Tennessee Blocked P2P Sites Before RIAA Law
Nov 20, 2008, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Sandoval)
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"Remember, Tennessee is the home of Nashville, country music,
and Elvis. Some of the music industry's largest music publishers
are based there. Some schools were apparently eager to comply with
copyright protection. The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
began blocking access to BitTorrent and file-sharing sites for
possibly the last month, said D.J. Donahue, a graduate research
assistant at the school.
""I have been unable to access any torrent or P2P sites for
several weeks, and there was an e-mail sent to students about it,"
Donahue told CNET News."