Online Copyright Alert System set for US within weeks

Tom Pakinkis

Copyright alert notifications from US ISPs will start to pop up on peer-to-peer networks within the coming weeks.

Executive director of the Center for Copyright Information Jill Lesser revealed in a blog post that the Copyright Alert System (CAS) will begin within weeks in partnership with ISPs, in an attempt to deter users from illegal file-sharing.

Originally announced in July 2011, the CAS’ will be rolled out by participating internet service providers over the next two months.

“Educational alerts will ...

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