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Russian President Signs a Law that Expands the Current Scope of the Anti-piracy Law to all Types of Content

On 24 November 2014, the Russian President signed into law a bill introducing amendments to the so-called Anti-piracy Law[1] and expanding its scope to all types of copyright-protected content¬†available on the Internet, except for photographs (the “Law“)[2]. The Law will take effect on 1 May 2015.

Under the Law the following procedure will become … Continue Reading