New Russian anti-piracy law amended to include music

RHIAN JONES

Anti-piracy legislation introduced in Russia less than a week ago is being amended to include music, photos and other images, plus text-based material.

The new legislation, aimed at reducing online copyright infringement, was originally only designed to protect “high value” movies and TV shows. But six days in, and the Ministry of Culture says it will now begin changing the legislation.

As well as including a wider range of creative content, the amendments state that site owners will be required ...

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