[TheWhir] European Parliament Calls for Action Against Online Piracy in Europe

[...] Members of the European Parliament have recommend the removal of barriers to a single digital market by granting European Union-wide copyright licences for products such as music, books and films.

[T]he phenomenon of on-line piracy has assumed very alarming proportions, particularly for the creative content industries,” notes the report, authored by conservative French MEP Marielle Gallo. [...]

The Gallo report is an illustration of the will of the entertainment industry to try to impose private copyright police and justice of the Net.” said Jérémie Zimmermann, spokesperson of the citizen advocacy group La Quadrature du Net.