Distributed Net Value

by Rael Dornfest

Related link: http://www.interesting-people.org/200107/0054.html

The State of Georgia University System has apparently levied felony charges and a $415,000 claim against a former IT worker for running a distributed computation application on their computers. They are claiming 59 cents per second for bandwidth use; "much of the claimed "misuse" occured
during xmas break where computers and network usage are close to zero." OpenP2P.com Editor Richard Koman delves deeper in "Use P2P, Go to Jail. Any Questions?"