Sweden: Far from perfect

Two years ago the Swedish prime minister Frederik Reinfeldt said that the government would not pass a law that would criminalize a whole generation of young people.

Today Ipred went into effect, which as well as making it able for record and movie companies to demand ISPs to release their clients IPs, also makes him a liar. Companies will now also be able to take people to court if they so wish, or turn the evidence over to the police.
The industries own copyright police is now more or less a reality, I'm afraid.

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