Council of Europe takes world-leading step towards protecting online rights
Today, on 7 March 2018, the Council of Europe (CoE), Europe's leading human rights organisation, adopted a Recommendation on the roles and responsibilities of internet intermediaries that will have a global impact. (The final, almost identical version will be online in a few days.)
EU consultation on “Intellectual Property Rights” enforcement – Have your say!
Injunctions, internet blocking, blackmailing of individuals accused of unauthorised peer-to-peer filesharing – the so-called IPRED Directive has been very controversial. Now, the European Commission has launched a consultation on the Directive (whose full name is Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRED) in the online environment). The consultation is of great importance […]