U.K. proposes cutting web access to file sharers

Repeat offenders who persist in illegally downloading music from file-sharing sites such as Limewire could be blocked from accessing the web under British government proposals issued Aug. 25, Reuters reports. The U.K. government said it was publishing new ideas to speed up the process of tackling unlawful peer-to-peer file sharing to prevent damage to the content industries. Proposals include requiring internet service providers to take action against individual repeat infringers,

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