Australian telcos back internet piracy crackdown

The country’s biggest telecommunications companies are willing to block their customers from accessing overseas websites hosting pirated movies and music despite concerns harmless sites could also get caught by the filter.Telstra, Optus, iiNet, Vodafone and other internet service providers are also ready to negotiate a scheme that would punish internet users who have received three warnings to stop downloading illicit content.
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/telcos-back-internet-piracy-crackdown-20140830-10a8i9.html
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/telcos-back-internet-piracy-crackdown-20140830-10a8i9.html

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