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Dtella and Piracy

Dtella is intended to be used as a distributed DC hub for the use of sharing files on a network. As with any P2P application, the sharing of copyrighted material is considered piracy.

We hope the following facts will answer any questions you may have.

Facts about Piracy

  1. Piracy is defined as the sharing of copyrighted media.
  2. If you share copyrighted media of any form you _could_ be caught and made to face the consequences of your actions.
  3. There is no completely safe way to pirate media. If you do it know that there is always a possibility you could be caught.
  4. Specifically at Purdue university the following RIAA Letter article should be read.
  5. More to come...

Facts about Dtella

  1. Dtella is a P2P program, it and unto itself it is legal, however, it may be used in illegal ways (like guns... they are legal unless you use them to kill someone)
  2. If you do not share copyrighted media using Dtella, it is completely legal and you have nothing to worry about.
  3. Dtella is _more_ secure than other P2P applications (such as Kazaa, BitTorrent, Limewire, and eMule just to name a few) however, it is not totally secure and no guarantee of anonymity should be expected.

More information

If you have further questions, please post them here and we will attempt to answer them so that all may benefit.