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War on the pirates

The battle over file-sharing has escalated, as ISPs consider their response to the tough demands made by the Irish Recorded Music Association, writes Adrian Weckler

28th February, 2009

Irish internet service providers (ISPs) are stalling the music industry on its demands to block internet access to file-sharing websites.

According to sources within the industry, Irish ISPs are seeking to form an agreement between themselves on how best to respond to the demand from the Irish Recorded Music Association (Irma) that they cut off customers who engage in file-sharing and cut off access to the websites that facilitate it.

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