Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday July 07, 2011

Top ISPs Agree to Become Copyright Cops

It's official, your ISP is now the entertainment industry's bitch. My prediction? Your internet bill will go up by 10%-15% next year because of "costs" associated with combating piracy. frown

Leaders from the movie, television, music and Internet service provider communities today announced a landmark agreement on a common framework for 'Copyright Alerts,'" the parties said today in a statement. Copyright Alerts "will educate and notify Internet subscribers when their Internet service accounts possibly are being misused for online content theft. This voluntary landmark collaboration will educate subscribers about content theft on their Internet accounts, benefiting consumers and copyright holders alike.