Norwegian government to present anti-piracy plan this month

RHIAN JONES

The Norwegian government is to present its new anti-piracy plan this month, which is expected to include changes to copyright law that allow pirate sites to be blocked.

The fight against piracy in the territory began in 2009 after failed attempts by rightsholders to have the Pirate Bay website censored by ISPs.

IFPI and music rights outfit TONO together then called for legislative change to “close the hole” in the country’s Copyright Act.

In May 2011 the Ministry of Culture ...

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