Archive for the ‘Blocking’ Category

Copyright Infringers are Responsible for Their Actions

June 17, 2010

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ISPAI fully supports member organisation UPC in its stance in defending its position of “mere conduit” as a provider of Internet access services. We have stated these priniciples on many occassions to the media and on this site.

ISPAI reiterates that it does not in any way condone the use of ISP’s Internet services for the infringement of  Copyright. (more…)

JOINT INDUSTRY STATEMENT ON ACTA

June 8, 2010

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EuroISPA (of which ISPAI is a member Association) together with Telecoms Associations has issued the following statement on the ACTA trade negotiations.

Industry is concerned that proposals within these trade negotiations appear to require operators to directly divulge customer details to rights holders and to place liability on network providers contrary to the eCommerce directive. (more…)

EUROPEAN ISPs FEAR THAT INTERNATIONAL TRADE AGREEMENT CUTS EU CITIZENS’ INTERNET PROTECTION

February 24, 2010

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EuroISPA, which represents ISPAI together with other EU national ISP trade associations, has published a press release on the secretive ACTA trade negotiation between the EU and other key trading partners. The leaks indicate that ACTA if signed in its current form will introduce measures not in line with existing EU legislation through the “backdoor”.

The full statement is (more…)

STUDY: Internet Blocking, Balancing Cybercrime Responses in Democratic Societies

October 9, 2009

This report has been prepared within the framework of Open Society Institute funding.

This report explains what Internet blocking is, what the motivations for implementing Internet blocking in society are, what technical options are available and what the legal issues which affect Internet blocking strategies are.

To access the text of the Research click on the following link: STUDY

IRMA Threat of Injunction if Pirate Bay Not Blocked

August 20, 2009

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ISPAI fully supports member organisation UPC in its refusal to respond to the threat made by Irish divisions of EMI, Warner, Universal and Sony music companies to take them to court if UPC does not block Internet access for its customers to the Swedish website known as “The Pirate Bay”.

ISPAI reiterates that it does not in any way condone the use of ISP’s Internet services (more…)