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ISP Can't Be Forced To Filter For Piracy: EU Adviser

Law360 (April 15, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A Belgian Internet service provider should not be forced to check all online traffic that passes through its network to block the sharing of copyrighted audio or video files, an adviser to the European Union's highest court said Thursday.

The nonbinding opinion from Advocate General Pedro Cruz Villalon, if followed by the European Court of Justice, would call into question a Belgian's court application of a national law that allows rights holders to seek a court order to stop intermediaries like ISPs from aiding in the...
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