Six Strikes and You’re Out: the Copyright Alert System Begins This Week

By | eMedia Law Insider | March 2, 2013

The movie industry, the music industry and five major internet service providers, with some input from the White House, quietly got together in 2011 and came up with a system that would allow the ISPs to notify individual customers they were engaged in illegal peer-to-peer file sharing in violation of copyright laws.  With equally low key fanfare, the Copyright Alert System went into effect this week.