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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...

Copyright Alert System Coming
2012-10-19 13:58:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Center for Copyright Information said it would be rolling out its infringement warning platform "Copyright Alert System" in the coming weeks. The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will be used to give Internet Service Providers (ISP) infringement notices of users that illegally download copyrighted material. The initial notices will just be informational, but ISPs will be able to take extra action against repeat offenders....

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...

2012-07-26 23:01:11

In the last 12 months the RIAA, MPAA, AT&T, Time Warner, Comcast, Cablevision, and Verizon has been working on a new anti-piracy alert system. There were a lot of details to be covered, and a date of early July was set for implementation. It appears their initial estimates of completion were a little off. VPNReviewz, and many others, are saying the implementation could take months more, and additional ISPs could get on board with the program... (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Referred to as the...


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