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US ISPs become 'copyright cops' starting July 12

US ISPs become 'copyright cops' starting July 12

March 18, 2012 - Comcast, Cablevision, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and other Web service companies (ISPs) in the United States will quickly kick off new programs to police their networks in an hard work to catch digital pirates and halt unlawful file-sharing.

Main ISPs introduced last summer season that they had agreed to consider new measures in an effort to stop subscribers from illegally installing copyrighted content, but the specifics bordering the imminent antipiracy measures ended up not made obtainable. Now, RIAA chief executive Cary Sherman has explained that ISPs are ready to start their efforts to curtail unlawful movie, music and software program downloads on July 12.


“Each ISP has to create their infrastructure for automating the system,” Sherman said in the course of a talk at the annual Affiliation of American Publishers assembly, according to CNET. Actions will also be taken to create databases “so they can hold monitor of repeat infringers, so they know that this is the first observe or the 3rd recognize. Every single ISP has to do it in another way dependent on the architecture of its particular network.


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ISPs to start policing copyright by July 12

Fritz Attaway, executive vice president of the Motion Picture Association of America (left) and Cary Sherman of the Recording Industry Association of America, discussed copyright and antipiracy today in New York. (Credit: Greg Sandoval CNET) NEW YORK--The country's largest Internet service providers haven't given up on the idea of becoming...

RIAA chief: ISPs to start policing copyright by July 1 | Media Maverick - CNET News

NEW YORK - The country's largest Internet service providers haven't given up on the idea of becoming copyright cops. Last July, Comcast, Cablevision, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and other bandwidth providers announced that they had agreed to adopt policies designed to discourage customers from illegally downloading music, movies and software.

RIAA: ISPs To Police Piracy By July 12

RIAA and ISPs to police your traffic starting July 12

RIAA prez twirls mustache in anticipation of taking on his role of Internet Witchfinder General

Major ISPs to turn into copyright police by July, says RIAA


( via foxnews.com )


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