U.S. Anti-Piracy Police Kept Secret From The Public

Last month the MPAA and RIAA made a deal with all the major Internet providers in the United States to systematically hunt down file-sharers.

The new Copyright Alerts system will directly affect millions of Internet users, but thus far the participating parties have refused to disclose which monitoring company will act as anti-piracy detectives. Its time for the big reveal.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/u-s-anti-piracy-police-kept-secret-from-the-public-110811/

Advertisements

Experimental broadband management app could keep ISPs honest

A browser-based app developed by Georgia Tech researchers is designed to help Internet users make better use of their bandwidth “ and to make sure ISPs are holding up their end of the bandwidth bargain.

Source:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/051111-kermit-isps-gatech-bandwidth.html

IP-Address Is Not a Person, BitTorrent Case Judge Says

A possible landmark ruling in one of the mass-BitTorrent lawsuits in the U.S. may spell the end of the “pay-up-or-else-schemes” that have targeted over 100,000 Internet users in the last year

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/ip-address-not-a-person-bittorrent-case-judge-says-110503/