Intellectual property – guidance

Letters alleging online copyright infringement

What to do if you have received a letter alleging someone has used your internet connection to download copyright protected material.

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We receive enquiries from members of the public who are alleged to have infringed copyright. Letters are sent to internet account holders on behalf of copyright owners, alleging a download or upload of copyright protected content on their account without payment. This guidance will help you if you receive such a letter.