Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Mar 2012 22:06 UTC
Legal "If you download potentially copyrighted software, videos or music, your Internet service provider has been watching, and they're coming for you. Specifically, they're coming for you on Thursday, July 12. That's the date when the nation's largest ISPs will all voluntarily implement a new anti-piracy plan that will engage network operators in the largest digital spying scheme in history, and see some users' bandwidth completely cut off until they sign an agreement saying they will not download copyrighted materials." One day, years from now, historians are going to debate whether this was the point of no return.
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I really have to see this to believe it
by darkcoder on Fri 16th Mar 2012 07:27 UTC
darkcoder
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2006-07-14

I worked on an ISP, and in my experience what they probably do is record the places you visit, and probably will be a kind of black list that will mark you as going to places you should not go, but checking the actual packets of every client computer? I really doubt that. Too much hardware required for that.

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