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US removes Italy from copyright watch list

Thursday 1 May 2014 | 09:57 CET | News
Italy has been removed from the US government's Watch List of countries with copyright enforcement problems in recognition of the new Italian copyright regulations that entered into force on 31 March. The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced in its 2014 Special 301 report that Italy had been removed from its Watch List after 25 years due to the adoption by the country's communications regulator AgCom of "long-awaited regulations to combat copyright piracy over the internet." The USTR's report goes on to state that "the regulations… provide notice and takedown procedures that

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Agcom / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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