Dutch Collection Society Found To Be Source Of Infringing Content

Posted by theBeez on Dec 15, 2011 8:29 PM EDT
techdirt; By Bas Grasmayer
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A popular Dutch weblog has uncovered piracy at that a collection society, Buma/Stemra. They scanned the IP range of Buma/Stemra's HQ and found pirated material. The tool only covers about 4 to 6% of what's available on the networks it tracks, so it's possible that there's a lot more evil piracy going on from their offices as well. Despite pirates among their own ranks, organizations like Buma/Stemra feel that the Dutch policy of downloading from unauthorized sources for personal use being legal should be altered.

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