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if someone has posted about this before, but I find this quite worrying
desesperate apparently !
TERROR! TERROR! TERROR! TERROR! TERROR!
Watch out the evil doers are trying to destroy our way of life by downloading!
All dowloaders should be sent to guantanamo, or a UK equivalent on the isle of man.
as someone who attends meetings in Brussels and tries to bang Member States' heads together, I can tell you that there is no way this is gonna happen. The only story here is that big business is leaking the fact that they have written to the EU Parliament in an attempt to put the frighteners on folk. Apart from anti-competitiveness issues (how do you define 'good' use of the internet from 'bad' use -this is hard enough when trying to legislate against terrorists), the other insurmountable problem for music companies is that Member States have enough on their own plate to worry about without giving two shits because Sony is allegedly losing cash. All a Euro MP will say is "Is there money in this for my country?" or "Will this get me re-elected?" The answer being "no", they are not going to be interested.