[LINK] Rudd Gov considers 3-strike policy against illegal song downloaders

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Tue Feb 19 11:38:41 EST 2008

> Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said the Government was aware of 
> the views put by the music industry for a code of conduct for ISPs to 
> address file-sharing by subscribers.

Um, if the ISP is bearing the costs of solving the music industry's
faulty business model then shouldn't the ISPs be seeking a proportion
of the music industry's revenue?

Isn't legislating for ISPs to do this a way for the music industry
to shift costs onto the ISP without payment?

The music industry has never approached ISPs with a monetary offer
for anti-piracy services, so legislating such a result is jumping
the gun.

Glen Turner <http://www.gdt.id.au/~gdt/>
0416 295 857 or +61 416 295 857

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