Comment: This already exists in France since 2009

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This already exists in France since 2009

and it is a complete failure.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HADOPI_law

It's a "three strike" thing: e-mail of warning, then a certified mail, then your file is sent to a prosecutor department in a tribunal.
They've sent 1 million e-mails, 400 files went to the prosecutor and nobody has been convicted of anything yet.

What this law did is that it simply made people move from the Peer2Peer technology that they were watching to other technologies (streaming, direct download from sharing sites, VPN etc.)... but people are still downloading as much.