.................with apologies to Alistair Cook

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

ACTA terms may force ISP anti-piracy, 3 strikes rules

ACTA terms may force ISP anti-piracy, 3 strikes rules: "A leaked set of proposals for the Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA) suggests the international deal will require harsh online anti-piracy measures. The draft will reportedly force Internet providers in all member states to actively police copyright on their networks. To qualify for safe harbor and reduce their liability, the ISPs would also have to implement 'gradual response' rules like France's three-strike law that initially warn and eventually punish those said pirating content, likely forcing them offline....

The full detail is here: http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/4510/125/

(Via MacNN | The Macintosh News Network.)