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Offline Clive

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Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« on: Jan 11, 2017, 19:37:52 »
UK ISPs are to start sending "educational letters" to customers identified as downloading copyright material without paying for it.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-38583357

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Re: Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« Reply #1 on: Jan 11, 2017, 21:07:08 »
I don't think smaller ISPs are obligated to "educate" their customers.   :whistle:
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Re: Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« Reply #2 on: Jan 11, 2017, 21:09:50 »
I don't think smaller ISPs are obligated to "educate" their customers.   :whistle:

Also, from reading the BBC article it rather looks like they are closing the stable door after the horse has bolted.
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Re: Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« Reply #3 on: Jan 12, 2017, 11:22:53 »
It looks to me like they're monitoring P2P activity only.

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Re: Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« Reply #4 on: Jan 12, 2017, 20:53:23 »
It looks to me like they're monitoring P2P activity only.
Isn't that ALWAYS the case in this country?

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Re: Net providers to begin sending 'pirate' emails
« Reply #5 on: Jan 12, 2017, 21:50:13 »
I don't think smaller ISPs are obligated to "educate" their customers.   :whistle:

Apparently, the letter only refers to downloading, not streaming.   ;)


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