Could one ofour resident tecchies comment upon this?
All those who are suspected of wrongly downloading pirated material will receive a warning email for the first offence, a temporary suspension from going online for the second and if they commit a third crime they will find their web contract will be terminated, under the new proposals.
Every broadband company will be expected to enforce these rules and firms who fail to adhere to the guidelines could be prosecuted.
Could you tell me whether this is in fact technically feasible? And by that I mean at anything approaching a reasonable cost?
I can\’t see how an ISP can be expected to tell the difference between somoone using BitTorrent legally and somone using it illegally. So it all seems a bit of a non-starter to me, but anyone actually know?