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Carter: Tariff plus piracy penalty


Lord Carter explains to the BBC's Sophie Long why his Digital Britain report calls for phone line charges and punishing file sharing piracy.

The report includes a "small levy" on all fixed telephone lines to establish a national fund for next generation broadband.

The government will legislate to curb unlawful peer to peer file-sharing with regulator Ofcom given new powers.


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