Top NZ internet man, Dengate Thrush, backs disconnection for piracy

[The Dominion Post] Opponents of tougher policing of copyright on the internet might feel they had a natural ally in Peter Dengate-Thrush, who has been appointed to the three-person Copyright Tribunal by Commerce Minister Simon Power.But the Wellington lawyer – chairman of international internet policy-making body Icann and a past chairman of InternetNZ – says he can understand both sides of the debate and is not opposed to temporarily cutting off persistent copyright infringers from the internet.

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