UK Government wants to throw filesharers in jail

Thursday, 23 January, 2014 - 23:00

OVERBEARING UK GOVERNMENT ministers have called for custodial sentences for persistent filesharing offenders.

The INQUIRER spoke with Loz Kaye, leader of the UK Pirate Party. He told us in a statement, "It is beyond belief that the coalition continues to swallow the copyright fundamentalist line uncritically. These draconian proposals of 10 years for 'digital copyright theft' are completely out of proportion. Compare to the 30 months that Stuart Hall got for indecent assaults on girls, for example.