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March 11, 2004 by

A triumph of efficiency over democracy

If the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive will benefit large corporations and erode protections for individuals, why have our elected representatives been so keen to rush it through the European Parliament?

February 19, 2004 by

Antipiracy law heads for EU vote

The European Parliament is set to vote next week on a controversial law that would extend companies' powers to crack down on pirates and song-swappers. The proposed law, the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive, is primarily aimed at strengthening law-enforcement capabilities against organised piracy and counterfeiting in the European Union.

February 9, 2004 by

Maplin drops copying devices

Under pressure from the European Union Copyright Directive, the electronics chain has discontinued three lines of devices that could be used to circumvent copyright protections

September 11, 2003 by

EU delays vote on 'Euro-DMCA'

A vote on the EU's proposed directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, which has been compared to a draconian US law, has been pushed back to November

August 12, 2002 by

U.K. looks to copy DMCA

The United Kingdom is preparing its own version of a digital anti-piracy law, following the publication of proposals designed to implement the European Union Copyright Directive.


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