The Regulation, which will enter into force on 31 March 2014, follows AGCOM's own consideration that something must be done at the level of public institutions to contrast digital piracy. The Regulation is aimed at "massive violations", not individual users and P2P activities. As such, the Regulation "does not affect online freedoms at all".
|No, he's not a new member of AGCOM ... |
But still ...
Overall, the Regulation contains a detailed discipline of an innovative [also in the sense that AGCOM not only drafted and adopted the Regulation, but will be also competent to apply it ... Is that L'Etat c'est moi 2.0 or what?] "notice and takedown" procedure that is intended - among other things - to be particularly swift and effective.
A more detailed analysis of the Regulation will follow shortly on the IPKat.