Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft
Letter indicates states have set sights on P-to-P
Wednesday, March 17 2004 @ 05:29 AM GMT
By Stacy Cowley, IDG News Service
Peer-to-peer (P-to-P) file-swapping software makers could soon find themselves under closer legal scrutiny from the attorneys general of several U.S. states. A P-to-P industry advocacy group this week distributed a leaked draft copy of a letter apparently in the works from California Attorney General Bill Lockyer's office, promising increased scrutiny of the risks to consumers of P-to-P software programs.