SPOTLIGHT: Tele2 fights push to cut off file-sharers


Denmark's Tele2, one of the country's largest ISPs, is fighting a court mandate that it block access to a website enabling file-sharing torrents. Though Tele2 already has blocked its own customers from accessing the website, it said yesterday it will fight the court mandate. The battle will be closely watched around the world, as some service providers readily comply with content industry wishes to block such sites, even without a court order. Taking a stand like this makes Tele2 an exception and potential model for others.

For more:
- check out this IDG wire story at The New York Times

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