Well…. guess the jig is up everyone! I wonder how many people will actually stop illegally downloading. LOL WHO AM I KIDDING?

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I remember back in the day I used to record songs onto a cassette tape…. was that illegally downloading? If so, oopsie.

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Thanks to a new online policing system, music fans will want to think twice about illegally downloading music.

This past Monday (February 25), the Center for Copyright Information launched the Copyright Alert System, a “six strikes” program that polices illegal downloading practices by reporting offenders to their respective ISPs (internet service providers).

According to Billboard, the system will report digital copyright infringers to the ISPs, who will then forward the alerts to the user. Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable are among the providers who are members of the Center for Copyright Information, as are the RIAA and MPAA.

“Most consumers will never receive Alerts under the program,” said Jill Lesser of the Center for Copyright Information in a blog post. “Consumers whose accounts have been used to share copyrighted content over P2P networks illegally (or without authority) will receive Alerts that are meant to…

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