Belgian ISPs Sued for Providing Internet Access Without Paying Copyright Levies

[IDG] Sabam, the Belgian association of authors, composers and publishers, has sued the country’s three biggest ISPs, saying that they should be paying copyright levies for offering access to copyright protected materials online.Sabam wants the court to rule that Internet access providers Belgacom, Telenet and Voo should pay 3.4 percent of their turnover in copyright fees, because they profit from offering high speed Internet connections that give users easy access to copyright protected materials, the collecting organization said in a news release Tuesday.
www.cio.com/article/732656/Belgian_ISPs_Sued_for_Providing_Internet_Access_Without_Paying_Copyright_Levies

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