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UK government wants 10 year jail sentences for online piracy

Following on from an almost year-long consultation on the matter, the UK government has decided that two-year maximum prison sentences for those caught sharing copyrighted material online might not be enough, and now wants to push for a ten-year maximum sentence instead. According to an Intellectual Property Office report, this …

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UK ISPs are now blocking 93 piracy sites

UK internet providers have been forced in to blocking another 53 piracy websites, bringing the total number of sites banned by court order to 93. The ruling came down from the high court and is the latest in a series of on-going blocks. The Motion Picture Association is obviously supportive …

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