Six Strike Rule (Was: William was raided...)

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Tue Dec 4 19:13:23 UTC 2012


ISOC-NY ran a half day conflab on 6 strikes (which incidentally - and for
reasons that escape me - is a name the Copyright Alert System perpetrators
wish would not be used) last November 15.

A full archive is available at http://isoc-ny.org/p2/4527


On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 12:10 PM, Jason Baugher <jason at thebaughers.com>wrote:

> We don't do content inspection. We don't really want to know what our
> customers are doing, and even if we did, there's not enough time in the day
> to spend paying attention. When we get complaints from the various
> copyright agencies, we warn the customer to stop. When we hit a certain
> number of complaints, its bye-bye customer.
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Jeroen Massar <jeroen at unfix.org> wrote:
>
> > On 2012-12-04 11:51, Nick B wrote:
> > > In a related note, I wonder if the six-strike rule would violate the
> > ISP's
> > > safe harbor, as it's clearly content inspection.
> >
> > As performed in France, what happens is that some copyright owner
> > contacts the ISP that IP address a.b.c.d had accessed/served copyright
> > infringing data at date/time dd-mm-yyyy HH:mm providing some kind of
> > detail on how they figured that out.
> >
> > That report is a 'strike' and gets forwarded to the user.
> >
> > If that then happens 6 times they are blocked.
> >
> > The ISP as such does not do any content inspection.
> >
> > It is though assumed that some ISPs simply count bytes and that they do
> > some investigation themselves when you reach a certain bandwidth
> > threshold (it seems to correlate that copyright infringers are
> > downloading a lot more than normal webbrowsing users...)
> >
> > Greets,
> >  Jeroen
> >
> >
> >
>



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