Your pirating days may very well be over, as Internet users who illegally share music, movies, and applications could soon receive warnings from the five major Internet service providers in the U.S. (AT&T, Cablevision, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, and Comcast)
The Copyright Alert System, put together by the recording and film industry, is being activated this week in order to crack down on peer-to-peer sharing.
The new system will tell your Internet service provider what you’ve been up to – and your provider will then send a letter notifying you that you’ve been illegally sharing files.
You’ll be given six chances to get your act together and stop sharing stuff before they shut down your Internet connection.
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