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Offline runawayjimbo

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Re: Verizon's Six Strike Plan
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2013, 08:19:04 PM »
spoke to a guy today who works for Comcast. He doesn't know all the details, but he's pretty sure that the RIAA and friends know the "bad" sites, and that comcast could know what sites people are connected to. So, theoretically, they would  / could know if someone was d/l from a legit site like bt or LL as opposed to pirate bay. theoretically.

Good to know. And I'm sure the ISPs will most likely take a measured, targeted approach of monitoring of the "bad" sites instead of just an easily implemented, heavy-handed blanket policy of flagging any P2P sharing, amiright?

don't forget though, the ISP has no standing to bring a copyright infringement as they don't own the copyright.

Unless ISPs start swallowing up content, right? Like, say, Comcast?

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Re: Verizon's Six Strike Plan
« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2013, 09:35:29 PM »
spoke to a guy today who works for Comcast. He doesn't know all the details, but he's pretty sure that the RIAA and friends know the "bad" sites, and that comcast could know what sites people are connected to. So, theoretically, they would  / could know if someone was d/l from a legit site like bt or LL as opposed to pirate bay. theoretically.

Good to know. And I'm sure the ISPs will most likely take a measured, targeted approach of monitoring of the "bad" sites instead of just an easily implemented, heavy-handed blanket policy of flagging any P2P sharing, amiright?


I hear you - there is that thing called customer service.
A few years ago, Comcast started throttling a lot of P2P downloaders based on how much bandwidth they were using. They got a shitstorm of complaints and stopped.

edit- i would also be easier for them to monitor Pirate Bay and see who goes there vs monitoring all customers
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