Extract from “TPP’s copyright rules would promote Internet censorship, MP claims”

He said ISPs will play the role of “internet police”, according to the TPP’s Chapter 18, Article 18.82.

“Here’s how: the TPPA provision requires Malaysia to provide legal incentives for ISPs to expeditiously remove content deemed as copyrighted material.

“Under current Malaysian copyright law, ISPs are not required to remove or disable access to the infringing material unless they receive notification from copyright owners,” the opposition MP said, citing Section 43E of the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012.

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