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Six Strikes Counter-piracy Program Rolls Out This Week
2013-02-26 04:53:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A number of Internet service providers will begin rolling out a long-delayed “Copyright Alert System,” (CAS) or so-called “six strikes” program, over the next several days that allows content owners to monitor peer-to-peer networks for illegal file transfers. If illicit activity is detected, content owners would be able to notify the offending users' Internet service provider, who would alert the primary...

Six Strike System delayed once more
2012-11-29 15:28:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Center for Copyright Information (CCI) was set to roll out a new platform which will punish Internet copyright infringers by the end of the year. Called the Copyright Alert System (CAS), this platform would implement a “six strikes” system whereby these offenders would be found and warned by their Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Through this system, these persistent pirates would face escalating punishments...

Internet Piracy Warning System to Launch This Year
2012-09-13 13:13:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online U.S. Internet service providers are moving forward with a controversial “six strikes” anti-piracy program, and will launch the plan by the end of the year, ArsTechnica reported on Wednesday. The program, known as the Copyright Alert System, came together last year, when the newly formed Center for Copyright Information (CCI) partnered with major U.S. Internet service providers and members of the recording and...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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