Archive for the ‘Press Room’ Category

ISPAI Welcomes European Parliament LIBE Committee Amendments to the Draft Directive on Child Exploitation as it Applies to the Internet

February 17, 2010

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The draft EU Directive to combat the sexual abuse, sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, must produce legislation that is truly effective in tackling the Internet dimension of this problem. ISPAI welcomes the improved LIBE Committee amendments – but calls for further improvements to give legal certainty to all partners cooperating to fight this online abuse and so make this legislation a landmark in improving protection of children. (more…)

Industry Expert Group Joint Statement on Data Retention Implementation

December 14, 2009

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IMPLEMENTATION OF EUROPEAN DATA RETENTION DIRECTIVE FAILS TO HARMONISE WITH RESULTING IMPLICATIONS FOR COMPETETION

The Telecoms and Internet Industry members of the European Commission Expert Group on Data Retention point out the lack of harmonisation achieved in the implementation of the Data Retention Directive and the considerable implications (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…)