New proposal for increasing online copyright enforcement

A working group established by the Swiss government has reached a compromise in regard to copyright enforcement, in which (contrary to a previous proposal) no Internet blocking would be used against copyright-infringing foreign websites, but the legal protection for the privacy of IP addresses would be reduced, in order to allow persecution of illegal peer-to-peer filesharing.

Country: EU

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Internet blocking, IPR, copyright infringement, working group, peer-to-peer filesharing

Posted on Friday 3 March 2017

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