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The New Kremlinology: Decoding The Signals Of Future EU Copyright Enforcement Moves

"So, on the one hand, network operators are supposed to protect consumers and maintain their privacy, while on the other, they will be forced to become responsible for enforcing intellectual monopolies — losing that "mere conduit" status that was invoked in Section 42 above — and turn in accused customers to the authorities.
All-in-all, this is an extraordinary document, in part because of its repeated call for contradictory actions, but mostly for the way it asks the European Commission to bring back some of the worst ideas in SOPA and ACTA.”