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Personally, I think it all boils down to a refusal on the part of the ISPs to upgrade their infrastructure. Too much usage? Start shaving some of it off by discouraging upload. Consumers can't contribute to advertising profits directly. So if you're not in business, they just figure you got no business bogging them down anyway.

They just got together with the copyright people and found a mutual excuse to work their agendas.
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post

What I want to know is...

OK...so they dropped a false positive on this guy. Are they removing the Strike? Do they still have to pay the $35 to dispute the strike? And what happens if it is disputed and the user was found innocent? Are they just going to give them another Strike for the very same action again next week? Will they be given a pardon from the system for all their actions? What happens if they win their dispute and then actually start uploading illegal content?

I am having trouble trying to envision how this system of strikes can me managed and maintained. If disputing one strike and winning gets you out of the system just take my $35 now so I don't have to worry about it.

I'd love to see the MPAA's/MIAA's/ISPs' faces when they're getting millions upon millions of disputes. It's ridiculous that we have to pay $35 to dispute something that could very likely be an error on THEIR miserable failure of a new system's part. This actually makes me want to just upload a massive amount of junk repeatedly (like a free trial installer or something) just to get notifications and dispute them to waste their time.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 3/22/13 at 9:29am
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I am so glad I dont pay for internet services for over 7 years already.
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So essentially, there's a government that's hard-pressed to make money and ISP's that're charging the consumer / customer to remove the ISP's mistakes? Sometimes I really do want to get off this planet.

I honestly don know how much the government is involved in this. I don't think the ISPs were required to do this. They just did it to get the publishers' lawyers off their backs. I am sure the ISPs had to run the proposal by some one in the government though.
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Well we can see this is just a way for the scam companys to get rich by sending out letters on anything and everything.
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post #76 of 142
This will go on until someone with deep enough pockets gets targeted.
Or a middle class family doesn't mind placing a second mortgage on
their home to pay the up front lawyer fees required to go after them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by linuxfueled View Post

This will go on until someone with deep enough pockets gets targeted.
Or a middle class family doesn't mind placing a second mortgage on
their home to pay the up front lawyer fees required to go after them.
Which is why they go after who they do.

As per the article, sad really. Makes me want to pull a Cartman and go freeze myself until a real ISP comes to my area.
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Pretty sure I'm being capped. Need to call in one of these days and find out what's going on. My download speeds are horrendous when they used to be solid. Funny thing is though when I run a speed test it shows that I'm running at what I'm supposed to be even though I'm obviously not.
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Wonder what would happen if I uploaded like 20gb of music to Skydrive and Dropbox etc? Or is it just P2P they monitor?
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Wonder what would happen if I uploaded like 20gb of music to Skydrive and Dropbox etc? Or is it just P2P they monitor?

Uploaded about 800Mb of e-books to Mega the other day. That's probably not enough to trigger though.

Mediafire definitely falls under the "watched" category though. this could be a factor in this case.
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