Internet service providers were supposed to provide the music industry with a new, powerful line of defense against illegal file sharing, CNET reports -- but so far, it hasn't worked out that way. Filing lawsuits against individuals accused of illegal file sharing was, for the most part, a thing of the past, said the Recording Industry Association of America back in December. The new strategy was to enlist the help of ISPs, which would issue a series of warnings designed to increase pressure on alleged pirates in what the RIAA called a "graduated response." Under the plan, those subscribers who...

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