December 16, 2008

Directors demand film piracy ban

Kenneth Branagh and Richard Curtis are among the directors and producers who have signed a letter demanding action be taken on illegal file sharing. The BBC reports.

quotemarksright.jpgPublished in the Times, the letter says TV and film-makers are "very concerned" that their work is being "undermined".

They want the government to force internet providers to stop customers from downloading films and TV shows.

"We are very concerned that the successes of the creative industries in the UK are being undermined by the illegal online file-sharing of film and TV content," the group of more than 100 signatories said. quotesmarksleft.jpg

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