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Submission + - UK Considers Throwing Persistent Internet Pirates in Jail (

An anonymous reader writes: During a debate on the UK’s Intellectual Property Bill, the Prime Minister’s Intellectual Property Adviser has again called for a tougher approach to online file-sharing. In addition to recommending “withdrawing Internet rights from lawbreakers”, Mike Weatherley MP significantly raised the bar by stating that the government must now consider “some sort of custodial sentence for persistent offenders.” Google also got a bashing – again.
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UK Considers Throwing Persistent Internet Pirates in Jail

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