European Court of Justice: Courts in EU May Not Order ISPs to Filter Out P2P

BBC

The European Court of Justice has ruled that content owners cannot ask ISPs to filter out illegal content. The ruling could have implications for the creative industries as they attempt to crack down on piracy. The court said that while content providers can ask ISPs to block specific sites, wider filtering was in breach of the E-Commerce Directive.

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Related topics: Access Providers, Censorship, Internet Governance, Law, P2P, Policy & Regulation

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