The New Plan to Stop Internet Piracy Is Just the Old One on Steroids

As outlined in a letter to US Copyright Office, the RIAA and 14 other groups are petitioning authorities to either update or replace the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) with a system that would put most of the burden for tracking infringing content on internet service providers. The proposed solutions include requiring that “once a service provider receives a takedown notice with respect to a given work, the service provider use automated content identification technology to prevent the same work from being uploaded in the future.” – Rhett Jones, Gizmodo

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