Internet disconnection requires involvement of judge, says European Commissioner

Countries which pass laws allowing for the termination of internet connections used by suspected file-sharers without the oversight of a judge will be breaking EU law, the European Commissioner responsible for telecoms policy has said.Viviane Reding said that Spain would break EU law if it allowed for disconnections without a judge’s prior involvement. Her view adds to the debate about the exact requirements of lawful disconnection.To read this OUT-LAW News report in full, see:

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