UK Entertainment Industry Triumphant as Challenge to Piracy Law Fails
Date: Monday, April 25, 2011 @ 10:32:38 UTC

The UK's stalled graduated-response anti-piracy legislation is now more likely to come to fruition, after two of the leading ISPs failed in their bid to have the law overturned. The controversial Digital Economy Act obliges fixed-line ISPs with more than 400,000 subscribers to notify customers whom rightsholders say have downloaded content without authorization. If this does not significantly reduce the problem, ISPs may have to impose technical measures like bandwidth capping, protocol blocking or temporary account suspension. Complete Article

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