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Topic # 29084 22-Dec-2008 19:51
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wxc has just advised that my account was suspended for DL a movie that is copy righted. and if this happens again the account will be canceled.......boohoo
anyways what isp's are not doing this besides telecom. i want naked dsl




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  Reply # 185727 22-Dec-2008 19:56
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NZFINEST: wxc has just advised that my account was suspended for DL a movie that is copy righted. and if this happens again the account will be canceled.......boohoo
anyways what isp's are not doing this besides telecom. i want naked dsl

This has been discussed at length.  As far as I know WxC is the only ISP that acts on the notification from I think a US based watchdog, but I do not know much about it as I do not download copyrighted movies.  You should be able to find a post on this without too much trouble.




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  Reply # 185728 22-Dec-2008 19:58

I think you'll find with the incoming Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment in Feb that more and more service providers will be taking action against their customers.

As for nDSL providers, I can only think of Slingshot

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  Reply # 185729 22-Dec-2008 19:59
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Won't matter what ISP you go with because from February next year every ISP will be acting on these letters because it's the law. If you download copyrighted material and get caught you will lose your internet connection. End of story.



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  Reply # 185730 22-Dec-2008 20:00
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yeah i thought it had been talked about. but couldn't find anything after a few minutes. wxc said that on the 1/11/08 a law was passed that made al isp's do this, what ever. i now that all isp's have been getting told about users doing this for a while. snap advised when i called that they now do as well




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  Reply # 185731 22-Dec-2008 20:04
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This has been discussed many times before and we have decided to lock threads that are related to this kind of activities.

Please read Sbiddle's reply - things are changing.




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