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[5]: Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Fri 16th Mar 2012 19:12 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by shmerl"
shmerl
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2010-06-08

So how can they do it then, if it's point blank illegal?

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RE[6]: Comment by shmerl
by Soulbender on Sat 17th Mar 2012 05:23 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by shmerl"
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2005-08-18

what makes you think the fact that it is illegal would stop them from trying to do it?

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RE[7]: Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Sun 18th Mar 2012 00:45 in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by shmerl"
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2010-06-08

Fear of lawsuits? Who knows.

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