“Russia has agreed to US demands to close the popular music website Allofmp3.com,” Jeroen Doorn reports for Macworld UK. “The US wants the site closed to fight music piracy. Russia has agreed to close the site in an attempt at improving its chance of gaining membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO).”
Doorn reports, “Russia will close down other websites that infringe copyrights, according to a PDF document on the website of the US Trade Representative.”
Full article, with link to the PDF document, here.
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