Rightholders of the Russian Federation want to tighten anti-piracy laws after the lawsuits against Yandex
September 1? 2018 the Ministry of Culture published the bill "On Amending Article 15.2 of the Federal Law" On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection "" . This is exactly the article on which Roskomnadzor recently threatened to block Yandex's service in Russia. The revised version offers more stringent deadlines for this procedure.
After receiving a court decision, Roskomnadzor must quickly block the resource. Instead of the current "six (maximum) working days for negotiations plus a day for implementation," it is proposed to block the resource during the day after receiving a court order.
gave Vice-Premier Maxim Akimov on the sidelines of the WEF 2018. Judging by the words of the vice-premier, he is completely unaware of the legislative initiative of his colleagues: "Regarding the regulation of data in terms of copyright and intellectual property rights, of course, the improvement of legislation, including number of anti-piracy, it is exactly necessary, "said Akimov. "By the end of the year we will try to make the necessary acts to the Duma, which will allow us to more clearly define the rights of the parties." The official noted that in this issue "work is in close contact with the FAS, the Intellectual Property Agency, the Ministry of Economic Development and Business."
Philip Culin ("Restless Phil") noticed , that this is not the only draft law promoted by lobbyists:
A highlight on the cake is
In the Ministry of Education the guys are experienced. They at the same time on the same day, another project published regulation.gov.ru/p/83810 . There is the same thing as in the described, but much simpler words. Sowing - something yes it will rise.
In the tightening of the anti-piracy procedure, rightholders are interested, who assist the Ministry of Culture in promoting legislation. Ineffectiveness of the current legislation showed the last conflict between Gazprom-Media and Yandex, when the latter dragged out with the removal of links to pirated sites, and then deleted and links to the sites of the copyright holder . Consideration of the next lawsuits against Yandex is scheduled for September 17 and 1? 2018.
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