25 July 2009

British ISP disonnects customers for file-sharing suspicion

IMG_5139photo © 2004 Guenter Mandl | more info (via: Wylio)

 

The Khoisan word Karoo refers to a semi-desert region of South Africa.

According to the information BBC brought yesterday, the British ISP landscape is threatened by a sort of

Desertification

Karoo, a local internet service provider based in north eastern England intends to adopt a

Three Strikes

rule, in which suspected file-sharers will receive three written warnings prior to disconnecting them from the internet.

By doing so the ISP hopes to comply with “copyrights holders’ expectations” in terms of customers treatment.
Quit interesting what the customer reaction will be.