Tuesday, June 10, 2008

UK Internet User, Are You Downloading Torrents? Watch Out! Your ISP Is Tracking You.

Internet users in United Kingdom are going to receive warning letter if they download music from torrent web sites that host pirated songs.

Virgin Media, one of the leading broadband Internet service provides in the UK, with BPI, the UK equivalent of RIAA are all set to send warning letters to those identified as sharing copyrighted material.  The pair hope that the new campaign will avoid users risking possible legal action and disconnection of Internet service.

If this campaigns start officially, then Virgin Media becomes the first United Kingdom ISP to crack down on customers who download music illegally.

So if you are living in United Kingdom and using Virgin Media broadband service, you are advised to take appropriate care.