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MPAA Boss Defends Censorships With Blatantly False Claims

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"They're called rogue sites, and they exist for one purpose only: to make a profit using the Internet to distribute the stolen and counterfeited goods and ideas of others."

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ISPs on net neutrality: TV networks are the real villains

http://arstechnica.com

The FCC has—finally, mercifully—closed up its net neutrality docket. ISPs, Web companies, and public interest groups hustled to turn in last-minute filings yesterday, most showing a naked self-interest that was bracing to behold

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EFF Urges EU Data Protection Authorities to Call for the Repeal of the EU Data Retention Directive

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While the directive itself is limited to the storage of traffic data, Privacy Authorities found that data relating to the contents of communications is also being stored.

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Why You Should Respond to the e-Commerce Consultation

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The European Union is engaging in a major overhaul of Internet law, with the launch of a public consultation on the future of the e-Commerce directive.

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Alvaro asks 9 questions to the Commission about ACTA, including 3 strikes and transparency

http://www.digitalmajority.org

Alexander Alvaro (ALDE) has asked 9 questions about ACTA, including 3 strikes and transparency, or the access by the INTA committee to the drafts documents. He is also asking about changes to substantive patent law (read software patents here).

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"Final" Version of ACTA Must be Rejected as a Whole

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By putting legal and monetary pressure on Internet service providers (in a most subtler way than in previous versions of the text), ACTA will give the music and movie industries a weapon to force them to police their networks and users themselves.

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Irish ISP wins major legal victory against record labels

http://www.techeye.net

UPC, one of Ireland's largest internet service providers, has won a major legal victory against four of the world's most powerful record companies over the much-contested issue of online music piracy.

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Interview with Chiranuch Premchaiporn of Thai Netizen Network

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The laws require internet service providers and websites to invest a large amount of effort in monitoring and keeping logs of their services. They also have to comply massive censorship, let alone the loss of reputation that occurs when users cannot access websites.

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Near-Final ACTA Text is a Counterfeit of Democracy

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The release of this text should not give the illusion of transparency by hiding the fact that the whole negotiation process was carried on out of public scrutiny. Moreover, ACTA could profoundly alter the Internet ecosystem by turning technical intermediaries into a copyright police of the Net.

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COICA amended, still threatens Internet security

http://blog.internetgovernance.org

Under the current text, ISPs would likely have to forgo secure DNS resolution for its end customers in order to comply with COICA orders. This is anathema to the stated purpose of DNSSEC

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Victory: Internet Censorship Bill is Delayed, For Now

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A markup on SJC Chairman Leahy’s IP infringement bill was postponed late Wednesday, as staffers anticipated the chamber would finish legislative work and adjourn for recess before the hearing could commence.

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Censorship of the Internet Takes Center Stage in "Online Infringement" Bill

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Senator Patrick Leahy yesterday introduced the "Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act" (COICA). This flawed bill would allow the Attorney General and the Department of Justice to break the Internet one domain at a time

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European Parliament Vs. ACTA: Rejection is the only option

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ACTA aims at circumventing democracy to impose now and later repressive legislation through secret negotiations. The European Parliament now has a unique occasion to firmly oppose it.

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European Parliament passes anti-ACTA declaration

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Today 377 members of the European Parliament adopted a written declaration on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in which they demand greater transparency, assert that ISPs should not up end being liable for data sent through their networks, and say that ACTA "should not force limitations upon judicial due process

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Data retention: Got nothing to hide?

http://www.efa.org.au

Managing all this data would create a lot of work and expense for ISPs, which disadvantage smaller players and would have to be passed on to consumers.

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