Students Encouraged To Limit Bandwidth Use As RIAA Suits Continue

Phillips Academy students are no more immune to legal troubles with online music sharing than a Princeton student who was fined $15,000 last spring, or a 14-year-old Californian girl who settled to pay $3,000 last fall. This January, the Recording Industry Association of America announced that it was filing anti-piracy lawsuits against 532 individuals nationwide, even though it did not yet know their names. While tracing the identities of these computer users will be time-consuming and expensive, the RIAA is determined to root out what it calls