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UK File-Sharers Face Disconnections After Appeal Court Ruling

Internet service providers BT and TalkTalk have lost their appeal against the UK's Digital Economy Act. The ISPs had argued that the legislation was incompatible with EU law, but this morning the Court of Appeal decided otherwise and dismissed their appeal. While the decision was welcomed by copyright holders, Internet account holders now face warnings, disconnections and speed throttling.
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UK Pirates Face Disconnection, ISPs Object

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (5 years ago)

The latest turn of events with the Digital Britain report isn't encouraging. Lord Mandelson has reportedly prodded through a proposal to disconnect alleged file sharers, without judicial process, and without waiting for OFCOM to see... Read Post

With Digital Economy Act Ruling Due, ISPs Stung With Piracy Claims

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (3 years ago)

A trio of Court of Appeal judges are expected to give their ruling today as to whether a decision by the High Court supporting the controversial Digital Economy Act can be overturned. BT and TalkTalk, two of the country's largest IS... Read Post

UK ISPs Take Digital Economy Act to High Court

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (5 years ago)

Two of the UK's leading Internet service providers are teaming up to challenge the Digital Economy Act. TalkTalk and BT say they want the High Court to examine whether the Act, which was rushed through before the recent general elec... Read Post

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