ISPs, Web Sites Must Tackle Piracy, Says CBS, Viacom Chief

[IDG] Internet service providers, Web site operators and manufacturers of devices that are used by some to pirate content should play a part in stamping out that piracy, Sumner Redstone, chairman and controlling shareholder of both Viacom and CBS, said on Tuesday.”It is obviously impossible to check every computer or look over the shoulder of every user around the world to see whether they have a license to use our content – and we don’t want to do that,” said Redstone in a keynote address to the Seoul Digital Forum, which was monitored by Web cast in Tokyo. “So solutions turn on enlisting the aggregators — ISPs, device manufacturers, hosting companies, and site operators — in this effort. We’re not ask for perfection. But we do ask that companies that become aware of piracy using their facilities, do something about it.”To read this PC World story in full click here.

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