Reading: (CU2 M3) Intellectual Property and the Internet: PRO-IP Act

Read this article, which discusses PRO-IP Act, a 2008 law that provided further civil and criminal penalties for trademark, patent, and copyright infringement. While it reflects government concerns regarding international enforcement of intellectual property laws, a significant part of the PRO-IP Act deals with issues related to file sharing. As a result, it was another step in government efforts to protect intellectual property rights subject to infringement through the Internet.

Please read Wikipedia’s “Intellectual Property and the Internet: PRO-IP Act” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)

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