Last week, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a summary of the key elements of the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which aims to establish international standards for enforcing IP rights to more effectively combat counterfeiting and piracy.  One of the potential chapters of the treaty covers “Intellectual property rights enforcement in the digital environment.”   In this area, parties negotiating the agreement say they intend to clarify the “role and responsibilities of internet service providers in deterring copyright and related rights piracy over the Internet.”  According to a recent CNET article, there have been discussions to potentially hold ISPs... Read More

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