Here we go again. TPP Incentivizes ISPs to Police the Internet.

Posted by Bob_Robertson on Aug 28, 2012 11:42 PM EDT
Electronic Frontier Foundation; By Carolina Rossini and Kurt Opsahl
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The draft chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on Intellectual Property insists that signatories provide legal incentives for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to privately enforce copyright protection rules. The TPP wants service providers to undertake the financial and administrative burdens of becoming copyright cops, serving a copyright maximalist agenda while disregarding the consequences for Internet freedom and innovation.

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Story link djohnston 2 552 Aug 29, 2012 10:35 AM

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