UK Police Launch Campaign To Shut Down Torrent Sites

An anonymous reader writes “City of London Police inform TorrentFreak that they have begun targeting sites that provide access to unauthorized content for ‘criminal gain.’ The initiative is part of a collaboration with Hollywood studios represented by FACT and the major recording labels of the BPI. In letters being sent out now, police accuse site operators of committing offenses under the Serious Crime Act. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau further warns that the crimes carry a jail sentence of 10 years.”

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