Archive for the ‘eCommerce’ Category

Call on EU President Barroso to Recognise Internet and Digital Economy as Driver of Economic Growth

November 12, 2012

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EuroISPA, Cable Europe, ECTA, ETNO, and GSMA, have written to President Barroso in relation to the forthcoming Annual Growth Survey 2013 and provided him with our joint statement.

The signatories call on him to recognise the Digital Economy and our industry as THE main driver for European economic recovery by referencing it in the Annual Growth Survey. We firmly believe (more…)

ISPAI Welcomes Clarification Provided by European Court Ruling

November 24, 2011

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The European Court of Justice has today published its judgement that: “EU law precludes an injunction made against an Internet Service Provider requiring it to install a system for filtering all electronic communications passing via its services which applies indiscriminately to all its customers, as a preventive measure, exclusively at its expense, and for an unlimited period.” (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…)

Legal and Regulatory Threats to ISP Business Models

February 18, 2010

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The ISPAI, in association with EuroISPA, ran a free seminar (Invitation_ISPAI Seminar) for all Internet Service Providers, both ISPAI members and non-members, on Thursday 18th February 2010. The seminar was aimed at owners and managers of ISP businesses offering public access, hosting or communication services in Ireland.

Never before have ISPs and user-focused online services faced so much European (more…)

ISPAI’s Position Statement on Threats Received from the Music Industry

March 13, 2009

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Internet Service Providers in Ireland have recently received letters threatening legal action from solicitors representing four major music recording companies. This legal action is spurious and there is no evidence of wrong-doing by Internet Service Providers. These actions could impact on user privacy, damage the development of new internet services, and hurt Ireland’s standing as an e-Commerce hub. (more…)