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Comment: Is Hitting ISPs the Right Way?

The British government wants providers to bear some of the burden of online piracy and threatens to impose penalties

The government today told ISPs to crack down on online piracy or face legal sanctions. But the proposals outlined in the creative industries green paper raise more questions than they answer.

Culture secretary Andy Burnham clearly thinks the spread of online piracy dangerously undermines the entertainment industries and dilutes the value of copyright law.