Post Tagged with: "ireland"

Music Industry Sues Government of Ireleand Over Copyright Reform

The major record labels have filed a lawsuit against the Government of Ireland over delays in introducing legislation permitting ISPs to block access to websites. Record label executives complain that the government has not shared advance copies of proposed legislation and so filed a lawsuit instead.

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January 12, 2012 1 comment News

“Ireland is moving towards a ‘fair use’ doctrine”

Ireland has launched a review of its copyright law and many believe is leading the way toward the adoption of a fair use doctrine.

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May 9, 2011 1 comment News

UK, Ireland Conduct Studies on Fair Use Copyright Reform

The UK and Ireland are both engaged in reviews of intellectual property laws with an emphasis on fair use reforms.  The UK study, focusing on innovation and economic growth, can be found here.  Information on the Irish plans here.

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December 21, 2010 9 comments News

Copyright Blackout Protests Go Global

Fresh off the success protesting unbalanced copyright laws in New Zealand, blackout protests have been launched in France and Ireland, two other countries facing "graduated response" policies.

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March 4, 2009 1 comment News

Irish ISP To Adopt Three Strikes Approach

The Irish Times reports that Eircom, a leading Irish ISP, has settled an ongoing dispute with the major record labels and agreed to implement a three strikes and you're out approach.

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January 29, 2009 1 comment News