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The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, September 12, 2000 - 7

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acss to Napster.
Indiana University Information Tech-
iology Officer Mark Bruhn said his
"institution has shut off Napster access
twice.
"The first time was due to network
capacity concerns, which we fixed,"
said Bruhn. "However the second
time we blocked it in mid-April after
Metallica filed a lawsuit against
Napster. We were concerned .about
the direct action against students,
and we will continue to leave it
blocked until the leagal action is
made clearer by courts."
Monroe said the University is con-
cerned about student's liability as'well,
and believes "the student or violator of
copyright law can be brought up on
charges."
Napster said students are not liable.
"Students who engage in person to
person file sharing are not copyright
infringers, and we hope that while the
litigation is pending schools would not
be intimidated by Metallica and limit
the freedom of students to participate
in the Napster comnmunity," Barry
said.
Students take a different stand.
Many feel Napster is a quick, easy and
cheap way to listen to tues.
SWith the cost of tuition and books
and everything else, nuisic becomes
such an added cost," LSA freshman
Jana Kantor said. "Napster enables us
to go online and easily get some music
on our computers.'
LSA junior Donovan Bibb said
"there are a lot of advantages to
Napster. It is a great way for differ-
ent bands to get music around while
CD prices are so steep."
"Napster doesn't have any say of
what the users share with each
other. They have created a forum
for listeners," LSA jumior Mason
Dixon said.
In fact, some students say listening
to Napster selections allows the oppor-
tunity to hear new songs, and actually
go out and purchase what they may
otherwise have never.
"I hear things I wouldn't normally
listen to and go out and buy the CD's,"
Dixon said.
The University will make a decision
by Sept. 22, but King said the decision
is simple.
"If the University has copyright
laws with textbook copying, then with
c high speed Internet connections, they
can easily reach the same conclu-
sions'"King said.
In the meantime, Napster is still
available for use throughout the Uni-
versity computer system, and works by
Metallica and Dr. Dre are listed as lis-
tening options.

Report attacks entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The entertainment
industry rejected federal accusations yesterday
that it sells violence to children in music, movies
and video games. Executives suggested they
deserve praise for cleanup efforts rather than
government "bludgeoning."
Political leaders, including President Clinton
and the men campaigning to replace him, said the
industry must do much more. Vice President Al
Gore suggested action should be taken if changes
aren't forthcoming.
Industry leaders and spokesmen lined up to
challenge a Federal Trade Commission report
that concluded that movies rated "R" - which
require an adult to accompany children under 17
- and video games that carry an "M" rating for
17 and over are routinely targeted toward
younger people.
On CDs: "As an industry, we do not market
violence; we market artists," said Hilary Rosen,
president and chief executive officer of the
Recording Industry Association of America.
"When material is explicit, we clearly label it for
parents and guardians to make informed buying

decisions for their kids."
On movies: "There is no enterprise in America
that is more attentive to the parents of this coun-
try than the movie industry," said Jack Valenti,
president of the Motion Picture Association of
America. Commenting before the report was
released, he said, "Instead of bludgeoning us, I
think Congress should say congratulations to the
movie industry."
On video games: "I don't think making threats
and issuing deadlines is constructive in the long
run," said Douglas Lowenstein, president of the,
Interactive Digital Software Association, the
trade group for the video game industry.
They were reacting both to the report and to
the strong comments from the campaign trail.
Democrat Gore urged a voluntary "cease-fire"
in marketing inappropriate material to children
- and threatened federal action if the industry
failed to respond within six months. And running
mate Joseph Lieberman, who has fought with the
industry about sex and violence before, said the
report confirmed "what millions of parents
around the country have felt."

Republican George W. Bush also said the
industry needed to do more "to reduce the vio-
lence that our children see on the screen." He
took a crack at Gore, too, noting the millions of
dollars that Gore and Clinton have received from
the entertainment industry in political contribu-
tions.
Clinton, not running for anything but cam-
paigning for wife Hillary in New York, said,
"Something has to be done. ... They say these rat-
ing systems mean something. They can't turn
around and advertise to people that shouldn't see
this stuff."
The FTC pointed to materials submitted by the
industry showing plans to promote their products
to underage audiences. One document disclosed
that a company's primary market for M-rated
video games was boys 12-17. Despite the age rat-
ing, "the younger the audience, the more likely
they are to be influenced by TV advertising," the
document said.
A marketing plan for an R movie stated its
purpose was to "make sure everyone between the
ages of 12-18 was exposed to the film." Company

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more prone
LONDON (AP) - Scientists have confirmed
a suspicion held by some smokers but never
proven: It could take just a few cigarettes to
become addicted.
Some 12- and 13-year-olds showed evidence
of addiction within days of their first cigarette,
according to research reported this week in the
British Medical Association journal Tobacco
Control.
"There's been a suspicion that many people
become addicted very quickly, but this is really
the first hard evidence that we've had that this
occurs;' said Richard Hurt, director of the Nico-
tine Dependency Unit at the Mayo Clinic.
Experts have tried for years to determine how
long people have to smoke before becoming
addicted, and "the best answer to date had been
1-2 years;' said Hurt, who was not involved in
the study.
Ile said the findings will help scientists better
understand the biology of nicotine addiction and
lend more plausibility to the idea that some peo-
ple may be more genetically susceptible to it than
others.
"The really important implication of this study
is that we have to warn kids that you can't just
fool around with cigarettes or experiment with
cigarettes for a few weeks and then give it up,"
said Joseph DiFranza. who lead the research at
the University of Massachusetts. "If you fool
around with cigarettes for a few weeks, you may
be addicted for life9"
The study, conducted in 1998, followed 681

indust
names were edited out.
"It's their documents. They knew whatf
were doing," FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky
said.
The movie industry was criticized bo
showing movie trailers, or coming attractions r
violent films to young audiences and for allo a
underage patrons to buy tickets to R-rated filnin.
Valenti said he would deliver a formal
response tomorrow when he testifies befoa
hearing on the subject by the Senate Commete.
Committee.
Lowenstein, the video game executive, said
the report largely confirmed that the industry_ ,
already doing what it could to market gam4
responsibly.
"Virtually everywhere they go, we're al
there," he said of the commission. "To the
that these practices exist, we condemn them
we've taken steps to prevent a recurrence."
The FTC, hoping to avoid a First Amendnig.,
constitutional fight, is not pressing for moree
islation. The commission wants the industry
expand voluntary codes.
1g smokers
to additi iI'id
12- to 13-year-olds in central Massachusetttfor-a
year and tracked their smoking habits.
The researchers did not label any of 14
addicted because the standard definition ofiro-
tine dependence assumes addiction cannot happp,
without prolonged heavy smoking. The scient&t
simply recorded symptoms that indicate addictioh.
These include cravings, needing more to et
the same buzz, withdrawal symptoms whenot
smoking, feeling addicted to tobacco and lo of
control over the number of cigarettes smok*
the duration of smoking.
Ninety-five of the youths said they had star"
smoking occasionally- at least one cigar&tte a
month- during the study. The scientists found
that 60, or 63 percent, had one or more symp-
toms of addiction.
A quarter of those with symptoms got hem
within two weeks of starting to smoke and yexcr-
al said their symptoms began within a few dm
Sixty-two percent said they had thir fir
symptom before they began smoking every day
or that the symptoms made them start smoli.
daily. .t
The researchers found that the sympt-
began soon after the teens started smoking.
Even though some people who have ndiAf,
smoked on a daily basis can find it hard to~wii ,
the assumption that smokers only become a-
ed after smoking a lot of cigarettes over a
period of time came from observations that
years and not become addicted, the study note~
MAYNARD ST.
Via'.

AP PHOTO
Author and poet Maya Angelou speaks yesterday at the University of Northern Iowa, encouraging
the crowd to become the composers of their own lives.

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RESPITE WORKERS and mentors (4-30
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Male workers in high demand. Next gaining
Sept. 30. Call Carolyn at 971-9605.
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Program is interviewing for after-school
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Teacher assistants needed for ouu licensed
and NAEYC accredited center. Full or Part-
time positions available. Will work around
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E.O.E. Call (734) 971-0990 for more info.-
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Call Laura or Tara 761-7101.
THE BLUE FRONT, Day cashier, night
stock wanted. 15-20 flex. hrs Apply after
5pm. 663-7777.
TUTOR NEEDED: for 2 boys in grades 4
and 7 with limited English for homeworks.
763-8274.

WORK STUDY STUDENTS ARE
NEEDED
For several office positions at Student
Publications. We're looking for punctual,
energetic students for assisting with some or
all of mail, phones, Filing, cash receipts,
library. database coordination, classified
paste up and advertising tear down. Various
hours available. Pay $6.75 to $7 per hour.
Call Judy Ferrell for information or apply at
764-0550, 210 E. Student Publications.
YARD WORK/cleaning. Private home.
Walk from campus. $8/hr. Flex. 971-3321.
ZAMBONI DRIVER
S9. 50/hr. 761-7240.
child care
A 4 YEAR OLD BOY needs child care one
eve aild some afternoons. 6-8 hrs./wk. N-
smkr, own car. Good pay. 971-1519.
ACTIVE CARING person to care for 5 & 8
yr. old in our Burns Park home. Near UM.
Afternoons, 15-20 hrs/wk. Flex. Exp/ref(s)
req. Comperitive Salary 769-8559
ADORABLE 8 mo old needs babysitter fa
play & cuddles. Flex, times. Exp. 623-0381.
AFFABLE FRENCH-AMERICAN family
looking fora childcare provider for I yr. old
girl all day Mondays as well as Tues. or
Thurs. ahernoons from now til 12/20. 5 mins.
from campus. Hourly wage determined by
exp. & recfs. Call 930-6070.
AFTER SCHOOL CARE: for 2 kids 6 &
10. 3:30-6:00 pm. 2-3 days/wk Experience
and interest in kids. Comparative wage.
995-285i
AfTE R SCHOOL CAREWANTED:
depemdahlc. caring, female pref. for child
care Mon-Fri 3:30-5.30 pin Must have
reliable car to take children to lessons. Call
(734) 665-0625, leave msg.
AFTER SCHOOL HELP for fun 9 & 6 yr
old girls, 4-6 p.m.M-Th. Need car. 2981
Devonshire (5 iin. from campus). 769-5456.
AFTER SCHOOL SITTER: for i I and 13
yr. old boys, play sports in the park, help

BABYSITTER NEEDED afternoons, to
watch 2 children in A2 home. Tues and
Thurs. a must. Trans. req Call 623-0264.
BABYSITTER NEEDED for 10 yr. old girl
after school. Flex sched., good pay. Car
needed. Call 668-1332.
BABYSITTER NEEDED regular hours,
Thurs and Sat. for 2 and 6 yr. old. Call
Kahita or Leland 741-7223.
BABYSITTER NEEDED: in my Ann Arbor
home after school, Mon-Fri. 3-5:30 pm. Must
have car. Call Jill 482-4500 or 747-8748.
BABYSITTER wanted for 3 girls. Twins-2
yrs. old, a 4 yr. old. Thur. 7:30-5:30 in my
home located within a mile of campus. 668-
8327.
BABYSITTER WANTED: For my 2 yr. old
8-10:30am, 2-3 mornings per wk., days flex.
Own trans. req., Call Bridgette 669-8806.
CHILD CARE CENTER needs your help
closing 3:30-5:30 M-F. Help with snack and
playtime. Great fun. Call Put at St. Paul Early
Childho'od Center: 668-0887.
CHILD CARE needed for 2 yr. old boy.
Flex. sched. I night & 1 day weekly.10
hrs./wk. $8/hour. Refs. req. (734) 995-1744.
CHILD CARE needed in our home. 10-15
hrs/wk. Flex. sched. I mile from campus.
Please call 761-1306.
CHILDCARE substitutes: work according
to your schedule. Great job for psych,
education, or nursing students. Fun
atmosphere. Call St. Paul Early Childhood
Center: 668-0887.
ENERGETIC babysitter needed for 3-1/2
yr. old & 7 mo. old. 12-IS hrs./wk. M-F.
Flex sched. Own trans. N-smki' 668-0972.
ENERGETIC CHILDCARE provider and
driver needed for children ages 13 and 9.
Early morning and late afternoon hours.
Days flexible. Excellent pay. References
required. Call Kurt at 997-0678.
EXPERIENCED NANNY to look after 2 yr.
old from Sept. to end of Oct.. Full or part
time. Refs. and CPR required. Call 994-4703.
FUN LOVING CAREGIVER for sweet 10
mo. and Syr. old in our home. 1-2 days/wk.
Great pay. 662-7812.
INDIVIDUAL to transport disabled child
(10) & one sibling (13) from school
M.T,Th.F Hours: 2:45-5:30. Must have own

SEEKING RESPONSIBLE non-smoker
with own car for after-school care, pick-up
and drop-off after-school activities. Initiie
homework. 3-6pm. Mon-Fri. Some fex.
More hrs. are avail. Extremely comper tive
salary. 662-1660
TUTOR/CHILDCARE
We are seeking a caring, relict e
individual with an excellent driving 'ord
and their own transportation. You'll o.
responsible for picking-up a 6th grade girl
and 7th grade boy after school at Tappan
Middle School, then escorting them to after
school activities. You'll also be involved in
assisting with their homework assignments.
Hours are from 3:15pm to 6:30pm, Mon-Fri.
We offer an extremely competitive salary,
Call Mr Tyler today at
(734) 769-8520 ext. 221
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310 Maynard. 995-0100.
SEMINAR ASSISTANTS-evenings, $+
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SPANISH TUTOR for a 10 yr. old girl
begining level Please Call 668-1332.

STUDENT employee needed 8-10 hrs /wk.
in the Technology Managemeni Office ou
help maintain patent files, and other clerical
work. Some office exp. req. Salary $8-9/hr.
# ontact Mike Hallman 647-5234 or email:
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Pays $170. Call 734-763-9000, enter #f6329.
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