Is the computer in your home or office being used to illegally download music, films and TV programmes?
The answer could well be yes.
Over seven million people are unlawfully file-sharing, according to a recent study by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), which represents the recorded music business in the UK, costing the industry £200m a year.
To counteract this growing trend, the government is planning a crackdown on internet pirates - if they are caught file-sharing, their internet will be disconnected.
The Digital Economy Bill (DEB) is currently going through Parliament, and if passed, the new law would introduce a system of letter writing, designed to warn and educate people away from copyright infringement.
If you infringe too often, however, it will be easier for the copyright owners, such as record companies, to identify you and prosecute.[...]