Italian ISP body warns of state censorship after copyright reform

Monday 24 July 2017 | 09:31 CET | News
The Italian Association of Internet Providers (AIIP) has warned that an amendment to the existing copyright regulations approved by the country's chamber of deputies is a violation of the European convention on human rights and tantamount to state censorship. In a strongly-worded statement, the AIIP said amendment no. 1022 gives communications watchdog Agcom "notice and stay down" powers against offending sites and content, allowing it to bypass the judiciary. "Any rule which attaches to parties other than the judiciary… powers to address significant criminal actions is a violation of the

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Companies: Agcom
Countries: Italy
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