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…)

ISPAI Concern at DETE Copyright Act Amendment Proposals

June 23, 2011

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In the last few days the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation announced a consultation on a proposed amendment to Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000

The Department is inviting comments on the content of its proposed legislative amendment (by way of a statutory instrument) of the 2000 Act. The amendment proposes to grant to rights holders a right to (more…)

Issue of Prescription Medicines on the Web

June 21, 2011

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Over the last few days ISPAI members have been receiving requests from campaigners to suppress information about abortion medicines that exists on the Internet. Previously there have been similar calls about other prescription medicines.

One particular site has been targeted by this latest campaign. The content of this website is not illegal and is hosted in Canada by a Women’s organisation. (more…)