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Posted in International/EU Privacy

An injunction too far: The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) rules out injunctions against ISPs that allow general filtering to prevent illegal downloading

In the SABAM case, the ECJ held that the Belgian court erred in ordering an ISP to install a wide ranging filtering system, recognized that internet users do not have a fundamental right to illegally download copyrighted material, and leaves the door open to more targeted actions.