Suspension now a option against filesharers

The move is a massive boast to the BPI and others who have argued that the original six technical measures - such as bandwidth capping and protocol blocking - do not go anywhere near far enough in stopping repeat infringers or that tougher penalties were not being brought in quickly enough.

In a statement issued by BIS this morning, the department suggests "we cannot know how P2P technology might develop in the short to medium term and we want to ...

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