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Music Labels strike back:
There’s been some press on the fact that people who are running P2P services such are being attacked directly by music labels by deleting files or sending malicious code to crash the system. Why? Because a recent federal court ruling found that Gnutella/Grokster file trading service could not be held liable, so they decided direct attacks at personal users. The forementioned PeerGuardian may be your cheapest protection.