The End of CAS In late January 2017, the Center for Copyright Information (CCI)-an organization of media groups, such as RIAA, and major ISPs, including AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable-issued a press release that CAS "will conclude its work" (copy rightinformation.org/statement/ statement-on-the-copyright-alertsystem). Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal reports that the program could not "defeat those persistent pirates who were 'unlikely to change their behavior.'" The second issue is that CAS would have had difficulty contending with new technologies such as stream ripping (using software or websites to convert streaming media into downloadable music or video files), which is more difficult to detect than P2P file sharing.
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