caribguy - 5:01 am on Apr 12, 2010 (gmt 0)
Two things stand out:
if they download copyrighted music and films duty on ISPs to effectively spy on all their customers
None of this is new. Let me just remind everyone about some current torrent sources being agents for the copyright owners, and of course Carnivore is still in effect in the good ole' USA...
The "wild wild web" has not existed for quite some time. Building a legal framework to criminalize certain activities that used to be considered private... Ah, ok... Enforcement will be extremely specific - i.e. think of sodomy laws in certain states in the US.