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
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
A study uploaded popular media on BitTorrent for weeks without receiving a single warning.
On Apr 29, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Comcast, Time Warner, Verizon and AT&T have spilled more details about how they'll punish pirates.
On Feb 27, 2013 by Kevin Collier
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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