British music swappers in trouble?

Posted on Monday, Mar 14 2005 @ 20:42 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The U.K. music industry is getting heavy on taking legal action against music swappers:
Late last week the BPI won a court ruling that will force six ISPs to name 31 subscribers suspected of illegally sharing music.

Speaking on Monday, a BPI spokesman suggested that last Friday's legal success--which followed a similar court action in October--will prove to be just one part of a long-term process of changing people's behavior online through legal action.
More information at Cnet


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