Concern over new NZ downloading laws

[The Press] Opponents of an illegal-downloading law that comes into force next month fear it could see people disconnected from the internet without proof they are breaking copyright rules.On February 28, a new section of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008 will come into force.It says internet service providers (ISPs) must “reasonably implement a policy that provides for termination, in appropriate circumstances, of the account with that internet service provider of a repeat infringer”. ISPs tread risky path with new rules on piracy
Internet service providers are struggling to deal with a new law requiring them to axe the internet connections of customers who “repeatedly” access pirated material.Section 92A of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act, passed last year, takes effect on February 28.

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