• Nov 6, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Copyright, Governments, News,

US Judge grants “unprecedented” injunction which forces search engines and ISPs to block site over copyright case

A US Judge has granted an injunction that forces search engines and internet service providers (ISPs), not just domain registrars, to block Sci-Hub. Sci-Hub is a free, online archive that shares research articles; it was founded by Alexandra Elbakyan. The site, which hosts many academic papers which are otherwise behind paywall, has faced fire from … Continue reading “US Judge grants “unprecedented” injunction which forces search engines and ISPs to block site over copyright case”

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Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement

Unhappy with the anti-piracy results of DMCA takedown notices, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is now asking the US Copyright Office to compel Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to become non-neutral participants in copyright enforcement. The RIAA and other lobbying music and entertainment industry giants believe that the current 19-year-old DMCA system creates an … Continue reading “Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement”

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