HoustonChronicle.com - University's software kicks off downloaders: "ICARUS scans the network to ensure students are not pulling down music or video using peer-to-peer software. For a first violation, transgressors lose Internet access for 30 minutes and must watch a 10-minute interactive Web program on copyright law. A second violation bars students from the Internet for five days, while a third can result in a lengthy ban and could lead to a written reprimand. "
Ever wonder how we get from this society to the 1984/Brave New World/Running Man one?
Baby steps like this.