Agreement between Russia and US on illegal distribution of works

According to latest agreement between Russia and US in online space, Russia will be closing down all the websites “that permit illegal distribution of music and other copyright works”.

It has been published by Office of United States Trade Representative website.



The agreement names as an example. Yes, is going to be brought down!



Another postulate of agreements says like –

Russia will work to enact legislation by June 1, 2007, to stop collecting societies from acting without right holder consent.


And it also states –

This agreement sets the stage for further progress on IPR issues in Russia through the next phase of multilateral negotiations, during which the United States and other WTO members will examine Russia’s IPR regime.



Here is the agreement –



It is looking that serious efforts are in place to finally morph Internet into a common agreed consortium ;M).

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