Anti-Piracy Plans Land With Thud
Entertainment industry executives have floated all sorts of ideas to tackle piracy at the Internet service provider level. Some Hollywood suits have proposed that ISPs filter their networks for pirated content, while others have asked Congress to order colleges to consider filters.
The French equivalent of the RIAA is pressuring the government to move forward with this scheme before the summer recess. But that timetable looks extremely unlikely, the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation reports.