The CAS is a much-anticipated [or dreaded] new anti-piracy plan called the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System Program. It aims to thwart large-scale piracy of copyrighted works on the Internet. The CAS is the Internet Service Providers’ industry-response to concerns about secondary liability for alleged copyright infringement and piracy committed on their networks.
Read the NY Times article about the Internet Music Score Library Project. It is the latest free online database of creativity to cause a kerfluffle in the intellectual property rights vs. access debate.
~Professor Tonya M. Evans~