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[2]: ISP monitoring
by Neolander on Fri 16th Mar 2012 17:53 UTC in reply to "RE: ISP monitoring"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

In Germany you are accountable for letting other people use your router.

If you are not able to do it technically, you should arrange for a company to do it for you. Then is the company responsible for what might happen.

Well, same in France since Hadopi. I was arguing in this post that the law is wrong on this front.

Nothing surprising, though, when you see who backed it (english subs) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4LofqPCQew

Edited 2012-03-16 17:54 UTC

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