Copyright Infringement Alert System


Today marks the beginning of Internet Service Provider (ISP) copyright violation standards.  AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon have formed an anti-piracy agreement — and it all starts with a strike.

Six strikes" will be given to copyright violators — essentially there are three different steps taken when a copyright owner notifies an ISP of piracy:

  • Violation 1 & 2 - ISP sends online alert to subscriber, e.g, email.
  • Violation 3 & 4 - Pop-up or landing page mechanism to ensure subscriber received notice
  • Violation 5 & 6 - ISP will limit connectivity for subscribers or require educational measures

According to TIME, ” ISPs will never terminate an Internet connection entirely, or otherwise interfere with the subscriber’s ability to receive phone calls and e-mails

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