Dutch Parliament votes against download ban

Friday 21 December 2012 | 09:14 CET | News
Dutch Parliament has adopted the motion put forth by Independent Party D66 and Labour Party PvdA to not execute a download ban. ISPs should not be forced to block private users, a method used in France with the "three strikes" rule, which can shut down internet for a while after two warnings. The motion put forth by Christian Democratic Party CDA and Liberal Party VVD to replace the private copy fee by another method, was not voted in. D66 MP Kees Verhoeven, who came up with the original motion, said that a ban on illegal downloading would not solve the problem, which would be better

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