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[ NNSquad ] Re: CNN's use of "Octoshape" slips live video P2P into users' PCs
At 12:28 AM 2/5/2009, Lauren Weinstein wrote:
The potentially negative implications of Octoshape seem quite serious in a number of ways and from a variety of bandwidth use, privacy, and security standpoints. Given the reported lack of obvious, fully informed disclosure to users about what this software is really doing (language buried in the usage "fine print" doesn't fulfill this requirement), one wonders if there might also be some interesting legal issues as well in various locales.
Lauren, and everyone:
I comment on these same disclosure issues, and propose solutions, at