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Fri Mar 16, 2012, 07:25 AM

RIAA and ISPs to police your traffic starting July 12 [View all]

By Megan Geuss | Published about 9 hours ago
During a panel discussion held for U.S. publishers today, RIAA chairman Cary Sherman said his association and a number of ISPs—including AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon—will begin policing traffic to crack down on piracy starting this summer.

The deal is not new, however—the RIAA and the participating ISPs came to this agreement last June. But the delay was bureaucratic: according to CNET, Sherman explained that, "each ISP has to develop their infrastructure for automating the system, He gave July 12 as the "start date" for the traffic monitoring to start.

"The system" according to Torrent Freak, involves major labels monitoring BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer networks for copyright infringement, and then reporting that infringement to ISPs, who will monitor their networks for the transgressors.

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http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/03/riaa-and-isps-to-police-your-traffic-starting-july-12.ars

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