Verizon’s ‘six strikes’ protection will reportedly make clients watch an anti-piracy video sooner than bandwidth is throttled

Verizon's 'six strikes' policy will reportedly make users watch an anti-piracy video before bandwidth is throttled

We acquired some particulars on Verizon’s (and Time Warner Cable’s) so-known as six strikes protection for dealing with piracy once more in November, nevertheless TorrentFreak has now turned up additional particulars on merely the best way it is going to work. In keeping with a reproduction of Verizon’s full protection obtained by the situation, the six strikes are actually divided into three tiers, giving clients increasingly essential alerts sooner than their bandwidth speeds are lowered to 256 kbps.

The first of those are fairly easy emails and voicemails informing clients that copyright homeowners have filed a grievance in the direction of them, nevertheless the second tier goes a bit further, mechanically redirecting clients to an web website the place they may ought to acknowledge that they’ve been receiving the alerts after which be prompted to watch an anti-piracy video. For many who get to the fifth and sixth alerts, you’ll as soon as extra be redirected to an internet web page the place you will have to adjust to each a direct low cost in velocity for two to three days or the similar 2-three day velocity low cost delayed until 14 days later. At the moment, you’ll moreover have the power to request a analysis of your state of affairs, for which you’ll be charged a $35. A TorrentFreak notes, Verizon won’t take any further movement after the sixth alert, nevertheless clients may then face attainable litigation from the MPAA and RIAA.

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