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Piracy Crackdown Group to track Pirates in next few months | ITProPortal

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Announces executive board members

This summer sees the beginning of the Center for Copyright Infringement’s (CCI) crackdown on Internet piracy, with major ISPs coming on board to monitor citizens that use peer to peer file sharing applications. Those found by the MPAA, RIAA and copyright holders to be downloading material that infringes copyright will be sent letters with increasing consequences for ignoring them.

The executive board of the CCI was announced today, unsurprisingly enough filled with members of the copyright protection organisations and a few representatives from ISPs. As Torrent Freak points out, you would assume that an organisation designed to educate Internet users about the effects of piracy and their own impact on an industry that is claimed to be in danger – though it’s seeing more growth than ever – would include some consumer rights representatives.

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