Sunday 17 January 2010

Three strikes and you're out - daft!

How can the government think it is fair, proportionate, feasible or right to terminate a household's Internet connection because someone using it is accused of breach of copyright?

Quite apart from the weakness of the evidence and the risk that the transgressor is piggy-backing on someone else's insecure wireless network, terminating an entire household's connection is unfair on any members not unlawfully downloading.

It is a disproportionate sanction anyway - hardly reducing social exclusion, especially as it is the poorwr sections of society who are the most like

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