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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RE: Safe Harbour
by Flatland_Spider on Fri 16th Mar 2012 14:45 UTC in reply to "Safe Harbour"
Flatland_Spider
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2006-09-01

[quote]I really don't see what's in for the ISPs for doing this.[/quote]

A legally acceptable reason for ISPs to stock pile large amounts of customer network traffic which can be accessed by various alphabet agencies in order to identify "terrorists" and collect amateur porn pics, maybe? Mainly collect amateur porn pics.

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