I have written another  briefing paper on the Telecoms package. Called The Telecoms Package and ‘3 strikes’ – voluntary cooperation to restrict downloads ,  the paper argues that the  EU  is recommending 'voluntary' agreements between ISPs and right-holders for  copyright enforcement. The nature of these agreements can be interpreted from the ongoing written communications put forward by rights-holders, indicating 3-strikes measures and filtering. 

 You can read it here. I have amended my paper of 21 July to include the change to Annex 1, Point 19 of the Authorisation Directive- click here to download the pdf.

You are free to use it or quote from it, provided you attribute it to the author.

 

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The Copyright Enforcement Enigma 'accurate and absorbing account of the story of the Telecoms Package' -Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology

'...a must read for those interested in knowing in depth about copyright enforcement and Internet.' -Journal of Intellectual Property Rights.  

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Copyright Enforcement Enigma launch, March 2012

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