Ofcom outlines new anti-piracy rules


Illegal downloaders will start recieving warning letters from internet service providers from 1 March 2014. Web users who get three warning letters in a year will face having anonymous information of their downloading and filesharing history provided to copyright owners, which could then be used to gain a court order to reveal the customer’s identity and take legal action against piracy. Internet users will be able to appeal against a report on their alleged infringement, at a cost of £20, which will be refunded if they are successful.


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