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Thursday, 21 September 2006

RUSSIAN COPYRIGHT BILL


EasyBourse reports that not everyone’s happy with the new copyright bill passed by the Russian Duma yesterday. Lobbyists are arguing that it does not comply with Russia’s international obligations and that it will take copyright owners and enforcement agencies up to 3 years to get used to, making enforcement less effective.

Last time the IPKat looked, Russia was a sovereign state…

For a bit of light relief, Merpel suggests that you take a look at how Mosnews reports the same story.

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