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Tim Berners-Lee Says “Six Strikes” Threatens Democracy Tim Berners-Lee Says “Six Strikes” Threatens Democracy
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It’s been a few weeks since the launch of the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System. There haven’t been any widespread reports of people receiving copyright alerts yet, but the programs opponents are growing. In fact, opponents now have a powerful …

VPN Interest Spikes After “Six Strikes” Goes Live VPN Interest Spikes After “Six Strikes” Goes Live
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It was pretty much a given that the Copyright Alert System, better known as “Six Strikes,” would increase the use of VPNs or proxies in the U.S. Still, it’s nice to confirm our assumptions, and a report released today does …

Will the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System Hurt Consumers And Small Businesses? Will the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System Hurt Consumers And Small Businesses?
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Piracy is a problem that needs to be dealt with. I don’t think anybody is going to refute that. Where people are divided is how we actually deal with this problem. After years of reputation destroying legal battles against dead …

This Is What A Copyright Alert Looks Like This Is What A Copyright Alert Looks Like
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The “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System is being implemented across major ISPs this week. Those who regularly download music or movies illegally via BitTorrent might just start seeing these alerts pop up in your email inbox. Of course, the concerned …

New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate Speaks Out Against The Six Strikes Program New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate Speaks Out Against The Six Strikes Program
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It was widely reported that the Copyright Alert System was “turned on” yesterday. The CAS, or more widely known as six strikes, detects the illegal sharing of copyrighted materials over P2P networks and alerts users via their ISP. There are …

Six Strikes Copyright Alert System Launches This Week [Report] Six Strikes Copyright Alert System Launches This Week [Report]
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For the past year, we’ve seen delay after delay for the Center for Copyright Information’s six strikes Copyright Alert System. For a while, it looked like it would never become a reality. Now it looks like the system is finally …

Verizon Will Start Throttling The Internet Of Accused Pirates Soon Verizon Will Start Throttling The Internet Of Accused Pirates Soon
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the six strikes anti-piracy program being put into place by ISPs across the U.S. The last news that came out of the CCI said that the program was delayed until early …

CCI Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Alert System Delayed Until Early 2013 CCI Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Alert System Delayed Until Early 2013

Well, this was unexpected. After CCI had been working since late 2011 to get its ambitious anti-piracy alert system off the ground, it looked like the program was finally going to launch this year. Things rarely ever work out as …

Verizon, Time Warner Cable Announce Their Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Plans Verizon, Time Warner Cable Announce Their Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Plans
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The CCI is about to launch its six-strikes anti-piracy system alongside six of the nation’s major ISPs. The program is being touted as a consumer-friendly system that encourages the use of legal alternatives when users are caught pirating content online. …

CCI Executive Director Details Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program CCI Executive Director Details Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program
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Up until now, we’ve only heard about the new six-strikes anti-piracy program from leaked documents and anonymous sources. Now the Center for Copyright Information is finally ready to announce official details of the program that will be going into effect …

AT&T Will Implement Its Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program On November 28 AT&T Will Implement Its Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program On November 28
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You may recall a certain plan being put into place by the Center for Copyright Information and leading ISPs around the nation. It would use a six-strike program to levy harsher penalties on repeat copyright infringers. Beyond that, we didn’t …