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Government may replicate Britain’s file-sharing move

A ‘three-strikes’ file sharing law looks closer to being introduced in Ireland, following a senior British cabinet minister’s pledge to introduce it into British law later this month.

31st October, 2009

A ‘three-strikes’ file sharing law looks closer to being introduced in Ireland, following a senior British cabinet minister’s pledge to introduce it into British law later this month.

Peter Mandelson, the British secretary for business, innovation and skills, has pledged to table legislation requiring internet service providers (ISPs) to cut off persistent illegal filesharers. The move follows similar

legislative moves in France earlier this year.

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