New IP Enforcement Taskforce

Nate Anderson at Ars has some speculations about a vague announcement of a new DoJ task force. He neatly pins down the troubling aspect, that while a unit dealing exclusively with large scale, criminal infringement would be acceptable, there is reason to believe this would be aimed at individual infringement, committed online, too. This would certainly be consistent with parallel developments in this trend of catching non-commercial infringement in the same dragnet as commercial piracy.

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