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ISPA and IFPI Belgium agree on fighting illegal music

Monday 18 July 2005 | 08:54 CET | News
Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) Belgium & the association of musicproducers IFPI Belgium have agreed on a collaboration protocol to fight the distribution of illegal music on internet newsgroups (Usenet). The protocol was adopted following discussions between the involved parties, namely IFPI and two ISPA members, Telenet and Belgacom. The protocol holds that IFPI may request that ISP’s block the access to newsgroups that contain substantial amounts of illegal music content or links to such content. The ISP’s will make the access to these newsgroups on their news servers

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ISPA / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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