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UK ISPs To Alert Customers Suspected Of Unlawfully Downloading Copyrighted Material

Posted at 6:39AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

Major British internet service providers will start sending out alerts to subscribers they believe to be unlawfully downloading copyrighted material. But there won't be any consequences beyond that.

The letter-writing campaign comes as part of a broader "consumer awareness" drive about legitimate online content services, run by Creative Content U.K., a partnership between ISPs and rights-holder groups. It will begin sometime after the spring of 2015.


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