EU Poised to Attack P2P File-Sharers and Punish Non-Commercial Infringements

By |February 14th, 2004|

14 February 2004
Contact:  Robin Gross, IP Justice Executive Director
European Union Poised to Attack P2P File-Sharers
IP Enforcement Directive Targets Non-Commercial Infringements
The final weeks of the European Union’s push to enact the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive are heating up with a battle brewing between consumers and the recording industry over the directive’s targeting of […]

US Gov’t Comments to EU on IPRE Directive: Recommends Targeting Non-Commercial Copying

By |February 12th, 2004|

U.S. Government Email on Proposed EU Directive on Measures and Procedures to Ensure Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

February 2003

The effective enforcement of intellectual property rights is a challenge faced by all […]

Fourtou Proposes EU Law to Send European P2P File-Sharers to Prison

By |October 24th, 2003|

Fourtou Proposes EU Law to Send European P2P File-Sharers to Prison
Urges Controversial Amendment to Intellectual Property Enforcement Directive

The battle over the proposed EU IP Enforcement Directive grows more contentious. Due in part to the growing public criticism over the EU Commission’s draft, which threatens civil liberties and market competition, 199 amendments have been proposed […]