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Wired: Florida Dorms Lock Out P2P Users

Oct 06, 2003, 20:30 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katie Dean)

"The University of Florida has developed a tool to help extricate the school from the morass of peer-to-peer file trading, and early results show that it's succeeding.

"Integrated Computer Application for Recognizing User Services, commonly called Icarus, debuted over the summer on the network that links all the residence halls on the UF campus.

"The open-source program was developed by campus programmers to cut off the file sharing going on among students. Housing officials say the application educates students as it restricts them from peer-to-peer services..."

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