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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Judge: Mississippi investigation of Google likely violates 1st Amendment | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    " ...Hood's investigation became closely scrutinized last year after press reports revealed that it was encouraged, and partly funded, by the Motion Picture Association of America. MPAA lawyers wrote drafts of subpoenas intended to be used by the AGs."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU Court of Justice: Censorship in Name of Copyright Violates Fundamental Rights | La Q... - 2 views

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    [Paris, November 24th, 2011 - The European Court of Justice just rendered a historic decision in the Scarlet Extended case, which is crucial for the future of rights and freedoms on the Internet. The Court ruled that forcing Internet service providers to monitor and censor their users' communications violated EU law, and in particular the right to freedom of communication. At a time of all-out offensive in the war against culture sharing online, this decision suggests that censorship measures requested by the entertainment industry are disproportionate means to enforce an outdated copyright regime. Policy-makers across Europe must take this decision into account by refusing new repressive schemes, such as the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), and engage in a much needed reform of copyright.]
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