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Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] sapphirestar_ at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] popkin16 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] elayna88 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] capra_maritimus at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
And where the US goes Canada eventually follows. *sigh*

Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philomel at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Taken from a post by [livejournal.com profile] zelda_zee at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012 (and others before it).


All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Seriously. WHAT THE FLYING FUCK WORLD.

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."

The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox News confirms this:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/17/us-isps-become-copyright-cops-starting-july-12/

Youtube video explaining this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OG0R-yS-c



ETA: Petition for RIAA and the Obama Administration: Stop ISPs from launching a massive copyright spying scheme this July 12th.


Fuck. This. Shit.
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Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] sapphirestar_ at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] popkin16 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] elayna88 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] capra_maritimus at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
And where the US goes Canada eventually follows. *sigh*

Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philomel at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Taken from a post by [livejournal.com profile] zelda_zee at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012 (and others before it).


All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Seriously. WHAT THE FLYING FUCK WORLD.

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."

The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox News confirms this:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/17/us-isps-become-copyright-cops-starting-july-12/

Youtube video explaining this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OG0R-yS-c



ETA: Petition for RIAA and the Obama Administration: Stop ISPs from launching a massive copyright spying scheme this July 12th.


Fuck. This. Shit.
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HANS ZIMMER YOU FUCKING BRILLIANT BRILLIANT MAN.

I'm off Thursday so I believe I will be instigating a field trip into West Des Moines to go see it. Most of the theatres closer will be showing stuff that released last weekend, I think.
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So, who wants to make or find me a half-crack, half-serious (or completely crack or completely serious) AMV of Seishirou/Subaru to "You're So Vain?"

If you don't know this song:



BECAUSE YES. PLEASE.

H I A T U S

Secondly, animeiowa is in a week, so I may be gone for a while, cause I'm way behind on the whole cosplay thing. I will try to check the flist, but I might not get around to it. >.>

I love you all and will talk to you soon!
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...otherwise known as, There's an app for that!

That's right, am typing this from my phone. I used to have a boulder--that is, an indestructophone, but dad gave me his droid because it sucks the battery too fast for him and he thinks I want a smartphone. I do, but not desperately. Then again, a) I'm not looking a gift horse in the mouth, b) it is quite nice to work with a real, if small, qwerty keyboard, and 3)it was really, really nice of him and we're getting along super well and I don't want to jeopardize that by not accepting what is sort of a peace offering (as gifts between us always are), and I've kind of fallen in love with the fact that I can get daily Calvin & Hobbes comics.

At any rate, it's pretty nice. We'll just have to see if it's loud enough to wake me up tomorrow morning.

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