European Commission Wants ISPs and Online Services to Act as Copyright Cops, Snoops and Censors

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French Commissioner Michel Barnier

The European Commissioners are meeting today to decide the future of EU copyright policy. French Commissioner Michel Barnier is pushing for a set of control measures aimed at ISPs, web-hosts, social networking services, and related services that would force them to act as private police for the entertainment lobby, who would be able to direct them to spy on and block domains and users without judicial oversight or due process…

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