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Congress wants to cut college funding over illegal downloads

Jun 08, 2007, 16:45 (6 Talkback[s])

"Witholding some of the billons of dollars in federal research money is one way to punish universities who don’t police thier networks adequately."

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"Congress Critters Threaten To Pass Laws Forcing Universities To Obey RIAA"

Techdirt: "It appears that the money the RIAA is spending on campaign donations is well spent, however. With the universities not falling into line as expected, Congress held hearings where various politicians blasted universities for not taking a more proactive stance and threatening to withhold federal money from universities that don't play by the RIAA's rules."

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