Belgian ISP wins reprieve in copyright infringement filtering case

A Belgian internet service provider that had been ordered by the courts to filter out copyright-infringing material from its network has won a court reprieve. It will not have to pay the €750,000 in fines that have built up over the past year.Scarlet was told by a Belgian court last year that it must filter out copyright-infringing activity carried out by users of its network. It was ordered to pay a €2,500 fine for every day that it did not comply with the order.
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