Students develop file-swap alternative

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Students develop file-swap alternative

Keith Winstein and Josh Mandel may soon be the most popular guys on campus. They say they’ve discovered a way to give their fellow students at MIT and elsewhere dorm-room access to a huge music library without having to worry about getting slapped with a lawsuit from the recording industry. “On Monday, the pair planned to debut a system they’ve built that lets MIT students listen for free to 3,500 CDs over the school’s cable television network. They say it’s completely kosher under copyright law.”

Read the entire story.

Author