Journal Article

Dr Strangelaw, or how Portugal learned to stop worrying and love P2P

João Pedro Quintais

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 8, issue 3, pages 193-196
Published in print March 2013 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online March 2013 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jps220
Dr Strangelaw, or how Portugal learned to stop worrying and love P2P

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A recent decision by a Public Prosecutor in a criminal case in Portugal, based on an Opinion by the Prosecutor General's Office, considers download acts by peer-to-peer (P2P) users to be covered by the private use limitation, raises the possibility that acts of upload are also covered by it and considers IP addresses insufficient evidence upon which to prosecute users.

Journal Article.  1818 words. 

Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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