Monday, March 17, 2008

Japan File Sharing Disconnects...From SlashDot

 

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| Japanese ISPs To Cut Net Access For File Sharers                   |

|   from the would-be-nice-to-surf-the-net dept.                     |

|   posted by Zonk on Sunday March 16, @05:28 (Communications)       |

|   http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/03/15/2243235         |

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[0]modemac writes "Four major Japanese telecom organizations, which represent 'about 1,000 major and smaller' domestic ISPs, have [1]agreed to forcibly cut the Internet connection of filesharers. They're specifically targeting users of the 'Winny' program, trading copied gaming software and music. The article states that a new set of ISP guidelines will be drawn up on how to cut off users who 'leak illegally copied material onto the Net.'"

 

Discuss this story at:

    http://yro.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=08/03/15/2243235

 

Links:

    0. http://www.modemac.com/

    1. http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20080315TDY01305.htm

 

RMStringer

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