European Data Protection Digest

Commissioner Gives Company 21 Days To Respond

PRIVACY LAW—IRELAND

December 23, 2011

The Data Protection Commissioner has given Eircom 21 days to respond to its decision that the operator should halt its "three strikes" policy against music piracy, siliconrepublic reports. The policy allows users pirating music online to be warned three times before their broadband would be cut off for 12 months, the report states. "I can confirm we have concluded our investigation on the above matter and have communicated the outcome to Eircom.
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