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Top ISP moans about Music industry badgering


I am not here to do your dirty work

One of Britain's top ISPs is complaining that he is fed up with lobbying from the music industry to snoop on P2P pirates.

The music industry has been unable to stop internet music pirates and has been leaning on ISPs to  disconnect people who ignore its requests to stop sharing music. But Charles Dunstone of Carphone Warehouse, which runs the TalkTalk broadband service, said it is not his job to be an Internet policeman.

Dunstone said the demands are unreasonable and unworkable and his company will refuse to cooperate with the BPI, despite threats of legal action.

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Last modified on 04 April 2008
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