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Mar 1, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, March 1, 2013

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We've been covering the new Copyright Alert System that a group of major Internet companies launched this week to patrol for customers doing illegal downloads. The system will generate an escalating series of warnings. In theory, six strikes and a…

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Six strikes, then what? A look into the new Copyright Alert System

Mar 1, 2013
What happens when you reach 'strike six' of the new Copyright Alert System, a program launched by several Internet service providers to curb online piracy?

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Mar 1, 2013
A lab at Duke University has taken us one step closer to mind-melding, using rats.

We’ve been covering the new Copyright Alert System that a group of major Internet companies launched this week to patrol for customers doing illegal downloads. The system will generate an escalating series of warnings. In theory, six strikes and a movie, music or software pirate is out. But what exactly happens on strike six? Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain talks about how you might actually need to go to pirating re-education camp.

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