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USMCA Trade Deal Keeps DMCA-Style ‘Safe Harbor’ for ISPs

News The United States, Canada, and Mexico have signed a new trade deal that will replace NAFTA. The USMCA deals with a wide range of trade topics including copyright issues. Despite warnings from rightsholders and some lawmakers, the agreement offers liability protections for Internet companies, including a DMCA-style safe harbor provision. More than a quarter-century […]

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Anti-Piracy Outfit “Works With ISPs” to Monitor Pirate Consumption

While it’s common knowledge that anti-piracy companies like to spy on the activities of pirates, ISPs aren’t regularly linked with the same kind of activity. However, with help from ISPs, a UK-based anti-piracy company says it operates a system that monitors consumption of pirate content over broadband networks by providing the ISPs with piracy intelligence. […]