Indian High Court says block links, not websites

If you are sick and tired of your internet service provider frequently blocking some popular websites, you can relax now. The Madras high court has ruled that its April 25 order against internet piracy should not be used to block the entire website; only specific web links should be blocked.On an appeal filed by a group of internet service providers, the court in a June 15 order clarified that the content owners should give ISPs the specific web links through which the copyrighted material was being shared so that the ISPs could block them. Following the HC order, most of the websites blocked by ISPs, except Piratebay, have become accessible again.To continue reading this Times of India report, go to:
articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-06-22/internet/32368412_1_websites-isps-john-doeAlso see:India’s piracy ruling to block only links, not sites
India’s Madras High Court in the state of Tamil Nadu has ruled that its Apr. 25 order against Internet piracy should not be used to block out entire Web sites, but only specific Web links.An appeal filed by a group of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to the court on Jun. 15 clarified that the content owners should give ISPs the specific Web links through which copyright materials were shared so that ISPs can block them, The Times of India reported on Friday.
www.zdnetasia.com/indias-piracy-ruling-to-block-only-links-not-sites-62305214.htm

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