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Potential Clamp Down on Illegal Filesharing

 
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SoftStag



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:27 pm    Post subject: Potential Clamp Down on Illegal Filesharing Reply with quote

The government is considering holding ISPs more accountable for illegal filesharing across their networks. They are considering bringing in legislation to combat the illegal activities, and bring about convictions for the main players in these activities. Any legislation would not be aimed at the average person who may download some copyrighted media, but at those who are distributing it for monetary gain.

Read more on the BBC

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street1



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Location: I Am Internet Baby.Fear My Bite! lol

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 12:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Which means now is the time to hurry and get what you want.

Oh!Bwahahaha! It sure is nice for them to tell everyone ahead
of time. Laughing

That's like saying "Hey SoftStag! you're having a surprise birthday
party tomorrow.......Are you surprised? Laughing

Robert
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TheITGuy



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They were actually talking about this in the UK (5 years later haha) but many of the music artists seem okay with it! Confused

Is it having a similar press over in the US?
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