Six strikes online piracy program set to deploy this year | Geek.com (click for full article) Sep. 13, 2012 (12:02 pm) By: Mark Raby "The next time you download a pirate copy of the latest Hollywood flick, chances are you won't get arrested, but you might receive a nice warning from your Internet service provider. It's part of a new initiative spearheaded by the US government and ISPs throughout the country. Last year, a new entity called the Center for Copyright Information was formed. The CCI teamed up with what is believed to be every major service provider, including Comcast, to develop a new six-stage system. About 75% of all online users are represented by the ISPs involved. It's referred to as the "six strikes" program, but officials stress that it isn't a legislative system."