Why ‘Six Strikes’ could be a nightmare for anyone with shared Internet

No, “six strikes” isn’t a phrase from some esoteric version of baseball played on Mars — it’s a colloquialism for a new anti-piracy warning system designed to track copyright infringers and help internet service providers (ISPs) take progressively punitive measures to discourage or prevent said infringers from engaging in further copyright-violating activities.It’s essentially an industry workaround, after SOPA and PIPA — bills designed to give the government increased power to battle copyright violators — failed or stalled last year.

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