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EDRi-gram 7.6

Telecom Package in second reading – dangerous amendments Extension of copyright term postponed in the European Parliament German Police searches the homes of the wikileaks.de domain owner Data sharing legislation pulled by the UK government France: Three strikes law debated by the General Assembly European Parliament wants more transparency on ACTA Germany: Data retention is… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.6 Several alarming amendments to the Telecom Package second reading in the European Parliament are to be voted on 31 March 2009 by ITRE/IMCO committee. The amendments are meant to give additional control to the entertainment industry, telecoms and IT security companies over the Internet. An agreement on several delicate issues… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 7.6 The German Police searched the homes of Theodor Reppe, the owner of the domain name wikileaks.de, alleging he was under investigation for “distribution of pornographic material” and “discovery of evidence” The seven police officers in Dresden and four in Jena having performed the searches in the evening of 24 March… » read more

Posted by Bogdan