Misinformation & Propaganda™

The Copyright Alert System website is full of misinformation.  Here is an example which the EFF points out:

"Subscribers are responsible for making sure their Internet account is not used for copyright infringement."

Not so—at least not under copyright law, unless additional conditions are met. We don’t all have to sign up to be copyright police, though if your ISP is part of the deal—AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner, and Verizon—you’ve signed up to be policed.

#eff #cas #propaganda   #fud  

The Copyright Propaganda Machine Gets a New Agent: Your ISP
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