Discuss file-sharing news from other sites. Please submit stories for this forum here
Story : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17270817
BT and Talk Talk have lost an appeal over controversial measures to tackle copyright infringement online.
The internet service providers (ISPs) had argued the UK's Digital Economy Act was incompatible with EU law.
The Act will mean ISPs will have to send warning letters to alleged illegal file downloaders, as well as potentially cutting users off.
The creative industry argues that piracy costs £400m a year in lost revenue. The firms' lawyers said the stricter measures could result in an invasion of privacy and run up disproportionate costs for both ISPs and consumers.
- Posts: 23728
- Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:34 pm
Return to File-Sharing News
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests