UK Regulator Pushes Ahead With Piracy Crackdown Plan

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT) -- The U.K.'s communications regulator on Tuesday unveiled draft rules for a program that will require Internet service providers to notify their customers of allegations that their Internet connection has been used to infringe copyrights.

Ofcom said that the plan — part of the Digital Economy Act of 2010 — is still subject to review by the European Commission. A body to hear appeals by customers also needs to be appointed, so the first notification letters are expected to be sent to customers in early 2014, Ofcom...
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