download.jpgIPNews® – Interest groups for the film, television and music industries have teamed up with Internet service providers to instate a new program to help prevent unauthorized downloading of copyrighted material.

Under the new program, which began February 26th, copyright owners will seek out the IP addresses of users sharing copyrighted material without authorization and report the IP addresses to the appropriate Internet service provider.  The Internet service provider will then issue consequences up to and including reducing a user’s Internet speed for an unspecified amount of days.

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