Skip to content

Here’s what an actual “Six Strikes” copyright alert looks like | Ars Technica

Copyright 77 Earlier this week, the Copyright Alert System CAS—better known as “Six Strikes”—finally debuted. On Wednesday, both Verizon and Comcast activated the service.The new system is funded by a group known as the Center for Copyright Information CCI, which is made up of five major American ISPs, the Motion Picture Association of America MPAA, and the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA. Its been in the works for years and may provide a significant change to the copyright infringement policing regime in the United States.At the end of a series of six alerts, accused infringing customers could have their home Internet connection significantly slowed down. Those accused of infringing can file an appeal for $35. Heres the CCIs new video explaining the process and its new promo video.Both Verizon and Comcast updated their terms of service as of Wednesday, and each informed customers of their participation in Six Strikes on their websites. But, more than likely, most customers don’t spend much time checking out the corporate homepages of their ISPs. Ars has reached out to all five of the participating ISPs—AT&T, Verizon, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, and Comcast. Only the%

via Here’s what an actual “Six Strikes” copyright alert looks like | Ars Technica.

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: