Response to Public Consultation on EU Notice & Takedown Procedure 2012 by Faye Fangfei Wang

Wang, F. (2012), Response to Public Consultation on Procedures for Notifying and Acting on Illegal Content hosted by Online Intermediaries (December 2012), Intellectual Property Forum, Issue 91, p.93-98. Paper Download

Abstract: The “notice and takedown” (NTD) system has been considered as indispensable measures to protect users’ rights against illegal content on online platforms. Such procedure places a considerable level of responsibilities on online intermediaries. This paper responses to the European Commission consultation in 2012 and discusses possible solutions to the challenges of the NTD procedures in the EU with some reference to the current practice in the US.

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