A new agreement between Hollywood studios and Internet service providers is trying to make it difficult for you to download season one of Game of Thrones instead of subscribing to HBO. The Copyright Alert System has been established by a recent alliance between ISPs and Studios that has been christened Center for Copyright Information. The group has been formed ostensibly for the purpose of educating the public about the evils of digital piracy and the value of respecting copyright laws. But the practical application seems to be a carefully crafted systematic method of warning users, then if needed subsequently busting pirates. Does this mean your ISP is out to get you? Yes, pretty much… but let’s take a closer look.
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