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New Tool Blocks Illegal Song Swapping

Created by software firm Audible Magic and backed strongly by the Recording Industry Association of America, the song-filtering software has already triggered interest in Washington, D.C., along with strong skepticism in the peer-to-peer world and among some students and universities. 
 
Palisade’s new tool is the fruit of a cross-licensing deal struck early in the year, which also gave Audible Magic rights to use Palisade’s network-monitoring technology to offer a similar product. Palisade executives say their university customers in particular are interested in the song-blocking capabilities.

Read the full story at CNET News.com.