Three Strikes Irish ISP: No Pirates Disconnected in Four Years

One of first ISPs to voluntarily introduce a three-strikes regime for punishing file-sharers has today delivered an intriguing statement. After almost four years of working mainly with the music industry, Ireland’s largest ISP Eircom says it hasn’t disconnected a single subscriber for Internet piracy.According to the music and movie industries, three strikes-style regimes are needed to bring the pirating Internet masses into line. Receive three strikes/complaints (six in the United States) and then some punitive deterrent measure has to kick in.

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