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[liberationtech] What are you doing about Six Strikes?

Eugen Leitl eugen at
Mon Feb 25 07:45:06 PST 2013

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From: Jay Ashworth <jra at>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:23:31 -0500 (EST)
To: NANOG <nanog at>
Subject: What are you doing about Six Strikes?
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This just in from Lauren Weinstein.  This is, of course, today.

Have people actually deployed changes to support this?

-- jra

----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: "PRIVACY Forum mailing list" <privacy at>

> ISP six-strikes starts tomorrow, and the expected results are ...
> (Torrent Freak)
> "The much-discussed U.S. six strikes anti-piracy scheme is expected to
> go live on Monday. The start date hasn't been announced officially by
> the CCI but a source close to the scheme confirmed the plans."
> - - -
> Expected results:
> 1) Legit users are harassed due to IP address mix-ups, etc. Remember
> you must pay to file an appeal.
> 2) Proxy services see a massive up-tick in use.
> 3) Public Wi-Fi access points in small stores, etc. are decimated.
> 4) Relatively visible Torrent-based systems are even more rapidly
> replaced with completely underground and well-hidden systems.
> 5) In relatively short order, the MPAA et al. will be back with their
> Congressional supporters again demanding that the Internet be remade
> to protect their obsolete 20th century profit center models, no
> matter what the costs.
> --Lauren--
> Lauren Weinstein (lauren at

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