dslreports logo
site
 
    All Forums Hot Topics Gallery
spc

spacer




how-to block ads


Search Topic:
uniqs
49
share rss forum feed


Camelot One
Premium,MVM
join:2001-11-21
Greenwood, IN
kudos:2
reply to silbaco

Re: Considering..

said by silbaco:

Could be worse. Could be 3 strikes and you are out like Mediacom. For life.

Well, since after the 6th strike, they do absolutely nothing, cutting it to 3 strikes would actually be better for the repeat offender accused.

silbaco
Premium
join:2009-08-03
USA

1 recommendation

In that sense, yes. Although Mediacom cuts you off entirely and blacklists your social security number so you can never subscribe again.

Kearnstd
Space Elf
Premium
join:2002-01-22
Mullica Hill, NJ
kudos:1
Until tier 2 removes the blacklist to score a sale.


88615298
Premium
join:2004-07-28
West Tenness
reply to Camelot One
said by Camelot One:

said by silbaco:

Could be worse. Could be 3 strikes and you are out like Mediacom. For life.

Well, since after the 6th strike, they do absolutely nothing, cutting it to 3 strikes would actually be better for the repeat offender accused.

yes because totally innocent people will be falsely accused 6 consecutive times.


Camelot One
Premium,MVM
join:2001-11-21
Greenwood, IN
kudos:2
said by 88615298:

said by Camelot One:

said by silbaco:

Could be worse. Could be 3 strikes and you are out like Mediacom. For life.

Well, since after the 6th strike, they do absolutely nothing, cutting it to 3 strikes would actually be better for the repeat offender accused.

yes because totally innocent people will be falsely accused 6 consecutive times.

I'm sure that was meant sarcastically, but I absolutely believe it will happen. Setting aside the technical complications in proving who downloaded a given file, the MPAA has proven time and again that they will claim rights they do not have.
»arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013···onsgate/

Even after being singled out by the US Copyright Office for being a shining example of fair use, the guy is STILL fighting to keep his videos up. Do you honestly believe the automated file-a-strike system they plan to use isn't going to repeatedly flag content they don't have the rights?

silbaco
Premium
join:2009-08-03
USA
reply to Kearnstd
said by Kearnstd:

Until tier 2 removes the blacklist to score a sale.

I do know of a circumstance where that happened. Mediacom found out in a matter of a week. The company policy is extremely aggressive, but it has proven fairly effective. Most of the people I know who pirated on Mediacom changed their habits after 1 strike. They either stopped pirating or started using a VPN.

NOVA_UAV_Guy
Premium
join:2012-12-14
Purcellville, VA
Reviews:
·Comcast
said by silbaco:

Most of the people I know who pirated on Mediacom changed their habits after 1 strike. They either stopped pirating or started using a VPN.

So they either stopped or got smart? LOL