Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Online Piracy Alert System to Begin This Week; New York Times, 2/25/13

Ben Sisario, New York Times; Online Piracy Alert System to Begin This Week: "The Copyright Alert System, a program of escalating warnings and prods against people suspected of online copyright infringement, is finally going into effect this week, more than a year and a half after the plan was announced as part of an agreement between the entertainment industry and five major Internet service providers. The Center for Copyright Information, the organization created to administer the system, announced on Monday that the Internet providers would begin putting it in place “over the course of the next several days,” though it gave no specifics. The Internet companies are AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Verizon and Time Warner Cable."

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