More than a year after the MPAA and RIAA announced their groundbreaking anti-piracy deal with U.S. Internet providers, the first warning letters are yet to be sent out. Previously, July 2012 was coined as the start date but the responsible parties are still not ready to launch. While TorrentFreak has learned that various ISPs will start the implementation at different times, it remains a mystery which company will be spying on filesharers.

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  • 'Three strikes' anti-piracy scheme launched in wake of Dallas Buyers Club threat
    Consumer advocates have warned that the telecommunications industry's "three strikes" scheme designed to catch illegal downloaders of movies, music and TV shows will pave the way for Australian internet users to be hit with "extortionate" fines.
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  • “Six Strikes” Boosts Demand For BitTorrent VPNs and Proxies
    The launch of the six strikes anti-piracy scheme in the United States has boosted demand for VPN services and BitTorrent proxies. Data from Google reveals a big surge in searches for terms such as “BitTorrent VPN” and “BitTorrent proxy” over the ...
    03/11/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • ISPs in the US join forces to serve “six strikes” to illegal downloaders
    Rather than targeting the pirates, the Copyright Alert System (CAS) scheme will send warnings to consumers. It aims to educate potential copyright infringers by alerting consumers who use accounts to share content illegally over peer-to-peer (P2P ...
    02/26/2013 - 8:18 pm | View Link
  • It begins: Six-strikes copyright smackdown starts in US
    Copyright crimefighters FACT change tack after Hollywood calls The Terminator Five of the biggest US internet service providers will begin rolling out a Copyright Alert System (CAS) this week as part of a new six-strikes ... build the anti-piracy system.
    02/25/2013 - 7:46 am | View Link
  • It begins: Six-strikes copyright smackdown starts in US
    Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, Cablevision, and Time Warner have all signed up to the plan from the Center for Copyright Information (CCI), an organization set up by the ISPs, the RIAA, and the MPAA to build the anti-piracy ... The CAS scheme had originally ...
    02/24/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • US “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Scheme Is Dead | [H]ard|Forum
    US “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Scheme Is Dead ... Aka it failed to make a significant reduction in piracy. ... Ironically they just started a similar scheme here in ...
    03/16/2017 - 10:38 am | View Website
  • Six-strikes piracy alert system rolling out in the US
    Six-strikes piracy alert system rolling out Rights ... strikes' Copyright Alert System for piracy ISPs roll out six strikes ... Strikes" Anti-Piracy Scheme ...
    03/12/2017 - 1:20 pm | View Website
  • The US ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Scheme is Dead : Piracy
    The US ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Scheme is Dead ( ... I would put my money on it. 6 strikes will feel like a slap on the wrist compared with what ...
    02/24/2017 - 11:59 pm | View Website
  • Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Tracking To Roll Out November 28th ...
    Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Tracking To ... "Six-Strikes" also stands to empower corporate ISP's to ... provider will start sending out anti-piracy warning notices ...
    02/1/2017 - 7:30 am | View Website
  • US halts internet 'six strikes' anti-piracy scheme
    A controversial programme to reduce internet piracy has been halted in the ... US halts internet 'six strikes' anti-piracy scheme. ... Under the scheme, ...
    01/31/2017 - 8:21 am | View Website
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