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Appeals court upholds Italian online copyright regulation

Friday 31 March 2017 | 15:23 CET | News
The Regional Administrative Court of Lazio, the main Italian administrative court of first instance, has dismissed the consolidated appeals brought by a number of consumer associations and providers against the copyright regulations introduced by communications watchdog Agcom exactly three years ago. The rules governing online copyright in Italy entered into force on 31 March 2014, prompting a number of complaints from trade and consumer associations, not least the requirement for copyright holders themselves to initiate proceedings by submitting a complaint to Agcom. The regulator was also

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Agcom
Countries: Italy
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