7.11 Copyright Bots, OLGA and the power to monitor and police content on the Net

The basic lesson here is that the power to monitor and police copyright owners' content on the internet is vastly increased by comparison with Lessig's pre-internet dark ages. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has demonstrated this quite starkly in its recent campaign to identify individual peer-to-peer file sharers, through their ISPs, and then sue these people for copyright infringement.

7.10 Sony v Owen (UK anti-circumvention case)

7.11.1 RIAA v individual P2P music file sharers