Stiffer piracy spankings

UK.gov may support heavier penalties for mass copyright infringement.

A consultation asked whether the penalties for serious online infringement should be brought in line with those for offline infringement, which carry a potential 10 year sentence.

The exercise was notable for generating many robo responses from people who wrongly believed the penalties would ensnare home users or casual infringers.

As you were, freetards.(pdf)

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