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Submission + - How is the six-strikes system in any way legal?

WarmBoota writes: IANAL so I'd like to throw this out to anyone with a legal background. How is it legal for ISPs to intercept Internet communication for the purpose of copyright "re-education"? I'd like to know why this doesn't run afoul of wiretap laws and learn what laws keep telephone conversations (hopefully) private but allow for this type of one-sided judgment regarding the legality of a download.
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How is the six-strikes system in any way legal?

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