Singapore amends copyright law, will block illegal websites

Wednesday 9 July 2014 | 10:56 CET | News
The Singapore government has passed an amendment to the country's Copyright Act that will allow content owners to urge internet service providers to block illegal sites, Cnet reports. According to Singapore's Senior Minister of State for Law, Indranee Rajah, the amended copyright law will give copyright owners "greater ability to protect their rights in the online space". The new law will come into force at end-August, and copyright owners can apply to the court in Singapore without having to establish the liability of the network service provider. Previously, copyright owners had to send a

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