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UK ISPA rejects call for blocking file-sharers

Tuesday 12 May 2009 | 16:24 CET | News
The UK Internet Services Providers' Association has rejected calls for ISPs to disconnect broadband customers accused of violating copyrights through online file-sharing. The association's statement follows a number of the UK's creative industry associations uniting to issue recommendations on the issue to the government. They want the government to pass legislation requiring ISPs to warn, reduce the speed and ultimately disconnect customers who violate copyright by file-sharing. The new consortium, which includes nine groups such the Federation Against Copyright Theft, BPI, the Publishers

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