On June 9th the Parliament voted yes to the new legislation regarding longer penalties for serious IP-crime, we call it PontÚns law. The legislation will go into force on September 1st.
Today the longest penalty for IP-crime is maximum two years imprisonment. The new legislation introduces penalties from six months to six years for serious cases. The changes will also give new tools to the police, such as covert surveillance of electronic communication. The limitation period will change to ten years in comparison to five years today.
Rights Alliance works mainly against different forms of internet crime. Mainly we use preventive measures. In some cases this is not enough, we then have the competence to move forward with legal claims. We will give you an overall strategy to act effectively against infringements. Different measures are often needed to achieve certain results.Read more