Skip to comments.Internet providers can be forced to block access to illegal downloads, rules EU Court
Posted on 03/30/2014 5:29:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
EU-based internet service providers can be ordered to block customers access to a copyright-infringing website, following a ruling on Thursday (27 March) by the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
The judgment follows a dispute between Austrian Internet provider Telekabel Wien and two film companies, based in Germany and Austria, over whether the internet service provider (ISP) should be forced to prevent its customers from accessing film download site kino.to, a Tonga-based website that received nearly 4 million visitors a day.
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I don’t observe “EU” courts— they get zero observance. I mean nothing.
Apparently they have "over 170 islands full of wonder and un-spoilt beauty."
Personally, I kinda dig spoilt beauty myself.
"The more spoilt the better," as my Grandma used to say.
Then she'd spit tobacco juice in a jar and scratch herself some.
Internet-wise you will have to soon. Obama have away control of Internet.
So will phone companies be forced to block illegal conversations?
Sorry, but it’s too hard to drum up much sympathy for the royalty owners. Aren’t artist’s supposed to be poor and hungry?
Royalties are like taxes, raise them too much and people will cheat.
What about child pornography?
Can ISPs be forced to block kiddie porn?
I don't know of any nation on earth where that kind of filthy pornography is legal, much less taxed.
That sounds like a false moral equivalent. I’m sure you are familiar with that tactic.