Comcast may take the copyright alert system into its own hands
Comcast, which owns Universal and NBC, is considering using browser popups to sell pirates on their goods legally.
On Aug 6, 2013 by Kevin Collier
France slaps convicted pirate with 15-day Internet suspension
A 43-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 days offline after uploading a song by the pop group Collectif Metisse, copyrighted by Universal.
On Jun 17, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Triggering the Copyright Alert System is tough, even if you’re trying
A study uploaded popular media on BitTorrent for weeks without receiving a single warning.
On Apr 29, 2013 by Kevin Collier
ISPs release more details of new piracy punishments
Comcast, Time Warner, Verizon and AT&T have spilled more details about how they'll punish pirates.
On Feb 27, 2013 by Kevin Collier
New anti-piracy system will hit U.S. Internet users next week
The controversial Copyright Alert System will finally arrive for Comcast users Monday, and roll out to other major ISPs throughout the week.
On Feb 22, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Your guide to life under the Copyright Alerts System
The Copyright Alerts System—a.k.a. "Six Strikes"—is about to crack down on Internet piracy in the U.S. Here's how will it affect you.
On Feb 20, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Copyright monitoring firm flags HBO.com for pirating HBO content
HBO was accused of pirating its own shows due to a mistake by MarkMonitor, the monitoring firm that will power the U.S. Copyright Alerts System.
On Feb 4, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Leaked: Exactly how Verizon will punish you under “6 Strikes”
A leaked Verizon document lays out the consequences alleged pirates will face under the Copyright Alerts System, due to be implemented this year by all major U.S. Internet providers.
On Jan 11, 2013 by Kevin Collier
RIAA didn’t disclose its relationship with “Six Strikes” consultant
The RIAA reportedly kept it a secret that the "independent consultant" for a new anti-piracy system that will affect most American Internet users was a former RIAA lobbyist.
On Oct 30, 2012 by Kevin Collier
U.S. piracy warning system’s “independent consultant” a paid lobbyist for RIAA
The "independent" firm hired to monitor the anti-piracy program that's about to be implemented across the U.S. has received more than half a million dollars from pro-copyright companies.
On Oct 23, 2012 by Kevin Collier
“Six Strikes” arrives Nov. 28: How will it affect you?
Under the Copyright Alerts System, Internet users who are repeatedly caught pirating copyrighted files will have to complete an "educational course" before visiting certain websites.
On Oct 16, 2012 by Kevin Collier
France reevaluating “three strikes” copyright regime
French officials are reconsidering HADOPI—also known as the "three strikes" copyright infringement policy—after it proved more expensive and less effective than anticipated.
On Aug 6, 2012 by Kevin Collier
Leaked RIAA document gives insight into controversial Copyright Alerts System
The RIAA may want Internet service providers to cut off access to users who are repeatedly caught pirating.
On Jul 27, 2012 by Kevin Collier