'Slow lane' for copyright thieves

The government has all but ruled out using a "three strikes" law to tackle persistent net pirates.

Using warnings and disconnection to tackle pirates was thought to be in the final Digital Britain report due to be published on 16 June.

Cutting people off was not the government's "preferred option", said culture secretary Andy Burnham in a music industry conference keynote.

Instead, he said, the report will back "technical solutions" as a deterrent.

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Vip3r3426d ago

Seems fair enough I guess.