UK Minister Wants to Personally Zap File-Sharers

[qi:_newteevee] It seems the British government is going loony for anti-piracy rhetoric from the likes of U2 and David Geffen. Legislation proposed in the UK today would allow government ministers to cut off Internet access to persistent file-sharers. The bill comes out of one minister’s desire to add some “beef,” as he put it, to a proposed policy that would only consider slowing down repeat infringers’ access if piracy levels couldn’t be significantly reduced by other means by 2012. Read the full story on NewTeeVee.