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 zima on Tue 20th Mar 2012 13:50 UTC in reply to "RE: ISP monitoring"
zima
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2005-07-06

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.

Are FON users covered like that? FON seems to be mighty popular in DE, judging from their maps...

edit: Or at least that was the case few years ago. Checking it now ( http://maps.fon.com/en ), DE looks relatively unremarkable (its hotspot density was certainly much more impressive than present PL, at least something like Netherlands now), hm.

Edited 2012-03-20 13:58 UTC

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