17 May 2018

Online Enforcement: Instruments against Internet piracy in the new Swiss copyright law (no. 3)

Our series "Online Enforcement" deals with particularities in the enforcement of rights on the Internet.

The planned revision of copyright law is intended to offer right holders more effective tools against online piracy. To this end, the law applies to hosting providers and creates a legal basis for the processing of personal data by rights holders.

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18 April 2018

The Role of Hosting Providers (No. 2)

Our series "Online Enforcement" deals with particularities in the enforcement of rights on the Internet.

In the case of online infringements, content removal regularly has priority for the rights holder. Swiss industry standards enable hosting providers to block access to their customers' infringing content.

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11 April 2018

Online Enforcement: The role of the WHOIS directory (no. 1)

Our series "Online enforcement" deals with particularities in the enforcement of rights on the Internet.

The identification of the person responsible for an online infringement is a major challenge for the rights owner. Proxy services and the EU General Data Protection Regulation restrict the information available on domain holders in the WHOIS directory and make enforcement more difficult.

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