Internet Providers Will Cease Using The Copyright Alert System, Finding It Ineffective Against Piracy

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The Copyright Alert System is no more. The voluntary agreement between internet service providers, the MPAA, and RIAA debuted in 2013 as a way to combat internet pirates. ISPs would send out notices to offenders in an effort to inform them of their activity and stop them from continuing. After six or more warnings according to Variety, the ISP could curb the internet speed of the offender or another penalty. This did not include shutting off their internet service and it did...

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