Post Tagged with: "switzerland"

Swiss Government Says Copyright Enforcement Rules Sufficient

Switzerland has completed a major government study on whether new measures are need to address online copyright infringement. The study concludes that no new legislative action is needed, citing the high costs and negative effects of three strikes and you’re out policies.  It is noteworthy that Switzerland participated in the […]

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December 2, 2011 11 comments News

Swiss Supreme Court Orders Company To Stop Snooping on File Sharers

The Swiss Supreme Court has ordered Logistep AG to stop collecting personal information on users of file-sharing networks and selling it to film and music companies.  The court says the information is covered by data protection laws.

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September 14, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Agenda For Round Nine of ACTA Talks Posted

The agenda for the ninth round of ACTA talks scheduled for Lucerne, Switzerland from June 28 – July 1st.  All the major issues – civil enforcement, criminal provisions, Internet issues, and border measures – are on the agenda.  The agenda includes two elements that suggest considerable progress has been made.  […]

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June 18, 2010 6 comments News

The Swiss Take on DRM

Canada is not alone in dealing with DRM.  Urs Gasser has an interesting post on a current Swiss anti-circumvention legislative proposal which covers some of the same issues I'm tackling with 30 Days of DRM.

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August 25, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads