Sponsored Adverts

Author Topic: Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme (Vcap)  (Read 2554 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline kat

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Posts: 2369
Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme (Vcap)
« on: May 09, 2014, 10:44:42 AM »
BBC is carrying an article about the soon to be activated Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme (Vcap). What's particularly interesting is the way Rights Holders want to use the system for, what amounts to, harassing users with indirect threats of legal action about unconfirmed and unsubstantiated violations of Copyright - it's not for service providers to act on Rights holder behalf, but for the Rights Holders to police and pursue protection of their own properties. Thankfully ISP's appear to have seen the potential can of worms this might open and are preferring a more 'educational' approach to warning users about infringements.

Tags: Copyright DMCA 
 

Sponsored Adverts
RSS Copyright © 2019 KatsBits™. All Rights Reserved. No part of this or associated properties shall be reproduced without prior consent. AdvertisePrivacy PolicyDMCA (about DMCA) • Copyright PolicyCopyright Contact Home Blog Support About Contact Site Search Site Map RSS feed Forum YouTube FaceBook LinkedIn Twitter Instagram IMVU