Taiwan Passes Three-Strikes Piracy Law

Taiwan’s legislature has passed an amendment to the island’s copyright act aimed at discouraging digital copyright infringement over peer-to-peer networks and increasing the responsibility of ISPs.Based on the 2005 U.S. Supreme Court decision against Grokster, the ISP liability amendment allows rights holders to either claim their rights via judiciary proceedings, or else follow a “notice and takedown” procedure to have copyright infringing content removed.

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