Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Fri Mar 30 16:00:10 BST 2012

Matthew Pemble wrote:
> On 30 March 2012 10:01, Peter Fairbrother <zenadsl6186 at 
> <mailto:zenadsl6186 at>> wrote:
>     Isn't it the people who _upload_ copyright material who do more damage?
> Yes. Which is why that may be contravening under s20(2)b of the CD&P Act 
> 88, which is a criminal offence under s107(1)(e) or (2A). Whereas 
> downloading for your own personal use, without appropriate licence, may 
> contravene s17(20 CD&P and be civilly actionable under s96. Hence the 
> Norwich Pharmacal order rather than a police demand under DPA s29 or 
> court order.

Hmmm. Suppose I download a copy of a film. The film is available for 
£10. Would I be liable for £10?

If so, why are golden showers asking £700?

-- Peter F

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