Talk-Talk does the Walk-Walk

You have to really praise from the roof-tops Talk-Talk.

After the election we will resume highlighting the substantial dangers inherent in the proposals and that the hoped for benefits in legitimate sales will not materialise as filesharers will simply switch to other undetectable methods to get content for free.

In the meantime we stand by our pledges to our customers:

* Unless we are served with a court order we will never surrender a customer’s details to rightsholders. We are the only major ISP to have taken this stance and we will maintain it.
* If we are instructed to disconnect an account due to alleged copyright infringement we will refuse to do so and tell the rightsholders we’ll see them in court.

I hope they get millions of new subscribers because of this action alone – lets see if the others will follow.

I applaud them for their stance!

[Edit: Update]

O2 has joined in the fray!

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