Dotting Our “I”s

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

Due to unexpected factors largely stemming from Hurricane Sandy which have seriously affected our final testing schedules, CCI anticipates that the participating ISPs will begin sending alerts under the Copyright Alert System in the early part of 2013, rather than by the end of the year. Our goal has always been to implement the program […]

Maintaining Transparency

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

In a blog post last week CCI announced that we would release our independent expert report on the content community’s system for identifying alleged infringement over peer-to-peer networks. We are making the report available today to the public in a redacted format to protect proprietary information about MarkMonitor’s system design and methodology, and to ensure […]

CCI Recommits to Independent Evaluation of Content Methodology

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

On October 18th, CCI provided an important update regarding implementation of the Copyright Alert System.  That update was intended to emphasize the hard work we have done to implement this ground breaking partnership of media companies, ISPs and consumer advocates to help users take advantage of the many new ways to experience digital content in […]


Blog Post | Jill Lesser

Over the past year, my colleagues and I at the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) have been working hard with our creative content partners, participating Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and our Advisory Board to implement the Copyright Alert System (CAS) initially announced in July 2011. As is often the case with highly technical, multi-party programs, […]

Center for Copyright Information Announces Three Major Steps Towards Implementation

Press Release |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caroline Langdale (202) 202.337.0808 [email protected] CENTER FOR COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ANNOUNCES THREE MAJOR STEPS TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION CCI Announces Jill Lesser as Executive Director, Key Consumer Advocates to join Advisory Board and the American Arbitration Association to Oversee the Independent Consumer Review Process WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a part of its continued effort […]

From Where I Sit

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

I’ve spent my career in Washington working at the intersection of the First Amendment, the internet and the creative rights of artists. When I got here, the digital age had just begun. I landed first at People for the American Way, working to keep regulators from stifling the internet’s power as a tool of democracy, […]