"" Japan is not completely a "rule of law" country. It's more of a "rule of convenience for those in power" type of country. It's amazing what corporations, the police, and their governments get away with on the "rights" front""
i thought thats how all Western "Democracies" worked.
one rule for the rich and powerful, another for the citizen?
as for detectign right from wrong, surely all an ISP has to do is target the top 5-10% of traffic users on their network, i suspect that this will have a stong correlation to heaver torrents/file sharing abusers?
admittedly there are those "torrent snipers" (or is that leachers)who will just come on grab one or two files, films or apps and then dissapear into the darkness!? but without rising up the bandwidth league table?
a freind of mine recalls the pre web days of peer2peer.
youd meet Nigel (like in the ads- how he laughed) down the pub he would have a cd with all the latest apps and gamez, prehacked and ready to run! not only de this firend no have to wait days or weks for it to down load, it would be the right version, complete with extras and work!
and yes, heaven forbid..... someway down the line after "evaluating" the software he would often buy said "Official" products to encorage fuirther prodcution and investment