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+ - EU Court: ISP's don't have to filter content->

Submitted by radi0man
radi0man (191807) writes "According to a ruling of the European Court of Justice, ISP's can't be ordered to filter content that violates copyrights.

SABAM, a Belgian company representing writers, composers and editors, established in 2004 that users of an Internet service provider called Scarlet Extended SA were illegally transferring files. A Belgian court ordered Scarlet to install at its own expense a system to make that impossible. But the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled Thursday that this would require monitoring of all electronic communications of all of Scarlet’s customers, infringing on their rights, and violated EU law.

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EU Court: ISP's don't have to filter content

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