Russia beefs up anti-piracy laws

Russia is beefing up the law it uses to tackle online piracy.The law was introduced in mid-2013 and gave the authorities the power to tell internet companies to cut off access to sites found to be pirating media.As first enacted, the law only applied to sites that shared pirated movies and TV shows.The updated law has been expanded to cover sites that share links to pirated music, books and software. It does not cover images.

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