Tag Archives: Internet Service Provider

Posted 4 years ago in Editors Picks Internet Law by Josh Crank  
Copyright Owners, ISPs Launch Crack Down on Internet Piracy

Internet users who treat the Web like a complimentary buffet of music and movies are on notice: The Copyright Alert System (CAS) is in effect. The new system is the result of an agreement between the five largest Internet service providers (ISPs) — AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon — and copyright watchdogs like the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The system has two goals: to educate Internet customers …

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Posted 5 years ago in Internet Law by Mike Mintz  
New Law Will Let the Feds Monitor Your Email

A new pending law called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA) might make your email a matter of national security. The proposed legislation could include monitoring of your e-mails, filtering content and blocking access to sites. Critics of the proposed statute argue that it would let internet service providers monitor you for possible infringement of intellectual property, which might include downloading a TV show or watching it on a site like Hulu, posting pictures on Pinterest that …

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