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#Online Copyright

# online-copyright - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government

A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.

# online-copyright - Friday 4 May, 2012

EU digital affairs chief admits controversial ACTA treaty likely to fail

Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes says we’re likely “to be in a world without SOPA and without ACTA”.

# online-copyright - Thursday 5 April, 2012

EU agrees on referral of ACTA to European Court of Justice

Commissioners yesterday agreed the terms of a legal submission asking the court to rule on whether the treaty is legal.

# online-copyright - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker

A ‘hacktivist’ from the Anonymous movement accesses and publishes website passwords of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# online-copyright - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the 'Irish SOPA' Sopa Ireland This post contains videos

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the 'Irish SOPA'

Follow this evening’s debate on controversial proposals for new online copyright laws with our live updates.

# online-copyright - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

# online-copyright - Friday 27 January, 2012

Dáil to discuss proposed 'Irish SOPA' legislation next Tuesday

TDs will give statements on the proposed legislation being prepared by Seán Sherlock for 50 minutes next Tuesday evening.

Sherlock agrees to full Dáil debate before signing online copyright law

Seán Sherlock has committed not to signing his proposed new law on online copyright without first holding a Dáil debate on it.

# online-copyright - Thursday 26 January, 2012

VIDEO: Today's Dáil discussion on the controversial 'Irish SOPA' In Full This post contains videos

VIDEO: Today's Dáil discussion on the controversial 'Irish SOPA'

Miss today’s debate? Never fear – we’ve got the full video of the discussion between Seán Sherlock and Catherine Murphy here.

Sherlock still committed to signing 'imminent' copyright law Sopa Ireland This post contains videos

Sherlock still committed to signing 'imminent' copyright law

Sean Sherlock says he remains committed to implementing new laws, but is “personally” willing to consider primary legislation.