We recently posted a note on Spicy tidbits about the increase in copyright notices to Indian ISPs. I picked this up and posted over at IP Think Tank about the increased pressure on ISPs around the world.
One suggestion (by Will), was that the world should take note of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) in the
For those who don’t know the detail, it creates a safe harbour (in section 512) for Internet Service Providers as long as they comply with certain guiding rules. These include: adoption of a policy for terminating service to users who are repeat copyright infringers, standard technical measures to identify and protect copyrighted works and designating an agent to receive notification of claimed infringements from copyright owners (etc).
Here’s also a link to the text of the relevant section of the Act. You can find more about it at the Patry Copyright Blog, Anti-DMCA, ChillingEffects, The Electronic Frontier Foundation and wikipedia.
So what do you think – should