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« on: February 26, 2013, 06:13:43 AM »

The fight against online piracy just gained a new weapon in the form of the Copyright Alert System (CAS) aka the "six strikes" policy. Starting today, participating ISPs like Verizon, Time Warner Cable, AT&T and Comcast will begin issuing warnings to customers suspected of using illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services that violate copyright laws. Initial notifications will be used to educate and direct customers to legal alternative content sources. If the first set of notifications go avoided, the ISP may take further action, which includes: throttling internet connection speeds and redirecting users to websites requiring acknowledgment of CAS alerts.

If a person wishes to contest their ISP's findings, they will have 14 calendar days to request an independent review by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for a fee of $35. If the investigation finds that no copyright violations have taken place, the alerts will be removed from the customer's account and they will receive a refund for the filing fee. However, should the organization's research rule otherwise, the internet service provider may proceed with taking action against its account holder.
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2013, 06:15:48 AM »

The fight against online piracy just gained a new weapon in the form of the Copyright Alert System (CAS) aka the "six strikes" policy. Starting today, participating ISPs like Verizon, Time Warner Cable, AT&T and Comcast will begin issuing warnings to customers suspected of using illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services that violate copyright laws. Initial notifications will be used to educate and direct customers to legal alternative content sources. If the first set of notifications go avoided, the ISP may take further action, which includes: throttling internet connection speeds and redirecting users to websites requiring acknowledgment of CAS alerts.

If a person wishes to contest their ISP's findings, they will have 14 calendar days to request an independent review by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for a fee of $35. If the investigation finds that no copyright violations have taken place, the alerts will be removed from the customer's account and they will receive a refund for the filing fee. However, should the organization's research rule otherwise, the internet service provider may proceed with taking action against its account holder.

>Doesn't know any of those ISPs

I'm fine :33

Also, that seems pretty fair to me =3
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2013, 06:18:39 AM »

Isn't this an invasion of privacy?

I mean, if they can see that I'm pirating games they can see that I'm coming here or going on Pornhub and that's not cool.

>Doesn't know any of those ISPs

I'm fine :33

Also, that seems pretty fair to me =3
The only reason you don't care is because it doesn't affect you. I bet it this happened in Europe you'd be throwing a fit. =P
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2013, 06:23:45 AM »

Isn't this an invasion of privacy?

I mean, if they can see that I'm pirating games they can see that I'm coming here or going on Pornhub and that's not cool.
The only reason you don't care is because it doesn't affect you. I bet it this happened in Europe you'd be throwing a fit. =P

Europe is not a nation.
And i guess this simply counts as investigation against criminals?
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 06:32:31 AM »

I'm sure you know what I mean. I keep forgetting where he lives and I know it isn't in the Americas.

Well hopefully they can't use offenses prior to today or everyone on this site is probably going to get fucked sideways.
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2013, 06:39:20 AM »

I'm sure you know what I mean. I keep forgetting where he lives and I know it isn't in the Americas.

Well hopefully they can't use offenses prior to today or everyone on this site is probably going to get fucked sideways.

Not really, I wouldn't care =w=
I don't do anything illegally on my phone, that's all on my laptop~
I hardly use it.
Forgetting where I live? \:U
>not really hard to remember
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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2013, 06:42:29 AM »

Not really, I wouldn't care =w=
I don't do anything illegally on my phone, that's all on my laptop~
I hardly use it.
Forgetting where I live? \:U
>not really hard to remember
Those are all internet providers, Jordan.
This is for computers.

And it obviously is for me.
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2013, 06:45:19 AM »

Those are all internet providers, Jordan.
This is for computers.

And it obviously is for me.
1. Oh I see :3 well, I'm fine. I wouldn't call it an invasion of privacy, since they can tell what sites you go on, not what you do x3
Unless there's simply something that you receive or a site you go on that triggers something instead of them monitoring you Shocked

2. >Has shite memory, but still remembers where you live
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« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2013, 06:49:02 AM »

1. Oh I see :3 well, I'm fine. I wouldn't call it an invasion of privacy, since they can tell what sites you go on, not what you do x3
Unless there's simply something that you receive or a site you go on that triggers something instead of them monitoring you Shocked

2. >Has shite memory, but still remembers where you live
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1. It sounds like they monitor the sites you go on, but I could be wrong.

2. I don't find America that hard to remember, but that's probably because I live here.
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2013, 08:29:05 AM »

Does that include torrents?
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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2013, 08:39:06 AM »

Does that include torrents?
So long as those torrents contain pirated games.
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« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2013, 08:57:07 AM »

So long as those torrents contain pirated games.
So how am I to demo games now?
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« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2013, 09:13:50 AM »

So how am I to demo games now?
I guess you're fucked.
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« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2013, 10:23:25 AM »

I guess you're fucked.
No, the industry is f*cked, I just won't buy games that don't have demos. Their loss, not mine.
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« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2013, 12:21:22 PM »

They don't go after you unless you're torrenting illegal things, not just that you're using bittorrent or something. Also, its up to the owners of the media to find you, Comcast isn't on the lookout for it they just enforce it when they get a notice that you were doing something naughty.

Also, its only P2P. If you're wanting to get around this, it is very easy to do so.
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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2013, 12:26:52 PM »

You can never stop pirating.
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« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2013, 01:12:05 PM »

The fight against online piracy just gained a new weapon in the form of the Copyright Alert System (CAS) aka the "six strikes" policy. Starting today, participating ISPs like Verizon, Time Warner Cable, AT&T and Comcast will begin issuing warnings to customers suspected of using illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services that violate copyright laws. Initial notifications will be used to educate and direct customers to legal alternative content sources. If the first set of notifications go avoided, the ISP may take further action, which includes: throttling internet connection speeds and redirecting users to websites requiring acknowledgment of CAS alerts.

If a person wishes to contest their ISP's findings, they will have 14 calendar days to request an independent review by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for a fee of $35. If the investigation finds that no copyright violations have taken place, the alerts will be removed from the customer's account and they will receive a refund for the filing fee. However, should the organization's research rule otherwise, the internet service provider may proceed with taking action against its account holder.

i just got an email about this yesterday its fucken stupid on how they think they can stop people from copying games and all that
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« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2013, 03:06:27 PM »

i just got an email about this yesterday its fucken stupid on how they think they can stop people from copying games and all that
"Fucken" stupid.
Your pointless posts never cease to amuse me, Mr. Larsen.

Aaaaanyways, they have tried shit like this before, it'll fail within like a week and everyone will forget about it.
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« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2013, 03:09:38 PM »

He probably spells it how he pronounces it. There's nothing wrong with "fucken".

To be honest I don't actually say "fuckING" that much either.
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« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2013, 03:10:56 PM »

He probably spells it how he pronounces it. There's nothing wrong with "fucken".

To be honest I don't actually say "fuckING" that much either.
When you say "Fucken" out loud, it sounds like "fuck hen." Is that NOT wrong in many ways?
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« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2013, 03:14:41 PM »

When you say "Fucken" out loud, it sounds like "fuck hen." Is that NOT wrong in many ways?
It only sounds like that if you try to hear it that way.

I say it more like "fuckin'" but they're pretty much the same thing.
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