Irish Court Rules in Favor of ISPs in Piracy Case
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 @ 08:14:18 UTC

The High Court in Ireland has ruled that laws cutting off internet users who have illegally downloaded content cannot be enforced in the country. It is a victory for Irish internet service provider UPC which took the legal action against copyright owners, including EMI and Sony. But it will be a blow to the music and film industry, which wants the strict rules as a deterrent against piracy. It is likely to have a knock-on effect to similar policies in other countries. Complete Article

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