New measures are aimed at specifically prosecuting copyright infringement.

This article titled “Intellectual property crime unit to be set up by City police” was written by Josh Halliday, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 17th December 2012 11.27 UTC

The City of London police is to establish an intellectual property crime unit as part of fresh measures to tackle copyright infringement, the business secretary, Vince Cable, has announced.

The police force, which already specialises in intellectual property crime, will set up a dedicated unit to target illegal downloaders next year.

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