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Alleged pirates received 1.3 million alerts from ISPs in 2013

30
May
2014

When we last checked in on the ‘six strikes’ Copyright Alert System, we discovered that it hadn’t done anything to curb online piracy as traffic continued to trend upwards at the most popular torrent site in the world. Now that the first year of the newly implemented system has come to an end, the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) has shared the results. In 2013, CCI sent out more than 1.3 million alerts to 722,820 user accounts. Of those alerts, 72% fell under the “educational” category, which indicate the first two of the six strikes. Only 8% of those users went on to reach the mitigation stage (strikes 5 and 6), which leads CCI to believe that the alerts are

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