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Archived News Sunday February 24th, 2013
"Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Scheme Starts Monday posted 02/24/2013, 2:59 PM (TorrentFreak)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
The much-discussed U.S. six strikes anti-piracy scheme is expected to go live on Monday. The start date hasnít been announced officially by the CCI but a source close to the scheme confirmed the plans. During the coming months millions of BitTorrent users will be actively monitored by copyright holders. After repeated warnings, Internet subscribers risk a heavy reduction in download speeds and temporary browsing restrictions.

During the summer of 2011 the MPAA and RIAA teamed up with five major Internet providers in the United States, announcing their a plan to warn and "punish" BitTorrent pirates.

The parties launched the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and agreed on a system through which Internet account holders will be warned if their connections are used to commit copyright infringement. After five or six warnings ISPs may then take a variety of repressive measures.

Initially the first ISPs were expected to send out the first "copyright alerts" by the end of 2011, but for reasons unknown this deadline silently passed, as did the revised July 2012 and the December 2012 start dates.

But it appears that the wait is over now.
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