Web crawler is the next weapon in fight against software piracy

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#1

I just posted the article Web crawler is the next weapon in fight against software piracy.

The BSA seems to be using a
web crawler that crawls the web to find websites hosting pirated software. The
BSA has been using this for a long time to find pirates in Europe and the United…

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/6059-Web-crawler-is-the-next-weapon-in-fight-against-software-piracy.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/6059-Web-crawler-is-the-next-weapon-in-fight-against-software-piracy.html)

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#2

I want to get a pirate copy of that web crawler.


#3

Edit your robots.txt file… or use a htaccess file… or rename your rar files to something else… Or use a P2P program… or… :slight_smile: They’re not there just quite yet. Also if you scan the web for any file with the word ‘WinXP’ in it for example, it will generate a lot of false positives, which will result in innocent people getting cut off from the internet by their own ISP’s, which results in an assload of complaints from customers, which results in a major backlash, which results in the BSA taking their crawler offline… NEXT! :slight_smile:


#4

They sent a letter to someone hosting openoffice. It’s obviosly really well programmed.


#5

OpenOffice!!! ROTFLMAO :b:B:B