Wireless at UVSC

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 15:26:45 MDT 2006


UVSC bowed to pressure from the RIAA?


On 9/11/06, Adam Fisher <FISHERAD at uvsc.edu> wrote:
> The Cisco Clean Access Agent is hardly an unknown "weirdo"software
> product.
>
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6128/index.html
>
> It simply requires students to have Windows or Mac updates and a virus
> protection software which we provide if you do not have one.  We went to
> this because the RIAA was freakin out about all the peer-to-peer stuff
> happening and instead of them making us chase down users we just were
> able to block the whole lot of it.
>
> Adam
>
> >>> "Justin Findlay" <justin at jfindlay.us> 9/11/2006 2:27 PM >>>
> On AD 2006 September 11 Monday 11:50:14 AM -0600, Jacob Albretsen
> wrote:
> > Okay, then I was told wrong.  I talked to someone in BA006 a few
> weeks ago and
> > he said I would have to install Clean Access, even with Linux.
> (Maybe he
> > didn't know what Linux is?)
>
> Maybe this is evidence of how far from 'reality' I've strayed, but
> having to install some weirdo package just to get internet access
> seems
> invasive and indicative of something seriously broken somewhere.  No
> way
> am I installing some closed, unknown software on my machine.  I'll get
> my access somewhere else. (:
>
>
> Justin
>
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