The provisions of UK’s anti-piracy law (under the island’s Digital Economy Act) have been postponed again until 2014. The “three strike” graduate response system was designed to cut off repeat copyright infringers and file-sharers. Among the measures included within the three-strikes system, we find broadband limitations, but it is only applied as a final solution … Continue reading Anti-Piracy Law: UK Postpone Again Until 2014
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament have just announced that they will reject the controversial treaty called ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). “Although we unambiguously support the protection of intellectual property rights, we also champion fundamental rights and freedoms. We have serious concerns that ACTA does not strike the right balance,” announced Guy … Continue reading ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) Reject ACTA
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is a United States proposed law introduced on November 30, 2011 by U.S. Representative Michael Rogers (R-MI) and 29 co-sponsors (Companies). The bill would give the U.S. government additional options and resources to ensure the security of networks against attacks and enforce copyright and patents. The bill … Continue reading CISPA; A Backdoor Bill For SOPA / PIPA?
" The European Parliament’s international trade committee has rejected a proposal by David Martin, an MEP who is drafting the Parliament’s position on ACTA. Martin wanted to ask the European Court of Justice for its opinion on the controversial anti-piracy treaty, but the committee decided yesterday that wasn’t needed and will now vote in June … Continue reading June Deadline; To approve or disapprove ACTA.