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Belgian ISP scores first victory in P2P case

Belgian ISP Scarlet has scored its first victory in an important case that has been dragging on for years. This case is the first real test of how European copyright law can be applied to peer-to-peer networks. To give you a quick recap: The Belgian Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (Sabam, the Belgian version […]

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Belgian ISP: Filtering P2P traffic impossible

Last year, Belgian ISP Scarlet was ordered by a judge to begin blocking the transfer of copyrighted materials via peer-to-peer programs. After trying several methods, they are now asking the court to lift this order because they are technically unable to comply with the order. They tried two systems: a system from Cisco for slowing […]

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