Virgin-Universal deal may hit ‘persistent’ file sharers


The U.K.'s Virgin Media could start suspending persistent file sharers on a temporary basis, using information provided to it by Universal Music. The ISP announced on Monday that it would, before Christmas, launch an all-you-can-eat music download service for its users, based on a monthly subscription fee. The tracks will all be DRM-free, reports CNET.

Virgin pointed out that "no customers will be permanently disconnected and the process will not

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