Despite what U2′s manager original story titlesaid the other day, the RIAA doesn’t want ISPs to have to sniff your Internet connection for pirated content. It doesn’t want the government telling ISPs what to do, in other words. That said, the RIAA has no problem with what AT&T wants to do, to voluntarily filter your Internet connection in the name of piracy prevention.
The RIAA would rather use the DMCA to bankrupt you all.
RIAA chief: We don’t see a need for mandatory ISP filtering [Ars Technica]