Don’t jail illegal music sharers: WIPO

The heavy punishment of illegal file sharers on the web will be counter-productive in the global fight against Internet piracy and copyright infringement, the director-general of a United Nations agency said on Thursday.Francis Gurry of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) said music copyright protection was “under the most severe stress” and the problem will likely spread to films as web connections speed up.
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