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Danish government denies three-strikes plans

By | Published on Friday 29 October 2010

The Danish government has denied those reports that it is considering introducing a three-strikes system for combating online piracy, similar to that being introduced in the UK and France. Earlier this week, TorrentFreak reported that ministers in the country were sounding out content owners and internet service providers about how such a system might work.

But Bente Skovgaard Kristensen, who heads up intellectual property issues for the Danish Ministry Of Cultural Affairs, has told Billboard that “introducing a three-strikes policy in Denmark is not an option”. The government rep confirmed a committee had been set up late last year to look at the file-sharing issue, but stressed that three-strikes was not on the agenda.