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Could WasabiNet or its partners get in trouble if someone uploads illegal content (child porn, pirated software)?

Legal action against Internet users only comes after repeated, sustained instances of abuse that have been documented by either law enforcement (in the case of child porn) or by aggrieved parties (i.e. the RIAA and MP3 music sharing).

Either way, the subscription access to WasabiNet would permit the network operators to ban specific computers that were used to either abuse WasabiNet itself (i.e. download lots and lots and lots of data w/o paying) or to repeatedly upload contraband content.  That this, offending computers could be booted off the network before their persistent abuse created enough of a problem to affect other WasabiNet users.

Finally, it is important to note that stories about sharing illegal content have been hyped in newsmedia in a way that greatly exaggerates public fear vs. the magnitude of the incidents themselves.  Furthermore, the RIAA in particular is being challenged on the legality of its pursuit of people sharing copyrighted content.