AgCom approves new Italian online copyright regulation

Friday 13 December 2013 | 12:08 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator (AgCom) has unanimously approved the new set of regulations governing online copyright after receiving the go-ahead from the European Commission. The regulation will enter into force on 31 March 2014. The three cornerstones of the new text are reinforced actions against online copyright infringers, not end users, the need for copyright holders themselves to initiate proceedings (AgCom will not act ex officio) and the introduction of measures aimed at developing a culture of legality in the use of copyrighted content on the web. The latter will involve creating

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Agcom / European Commission
Countries: Italy
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