Have Belgium’s biggest ISPs been sued for providing Internet access?
Three of the largest Belgian internet service providers (ISPs) have not been paying “copyright levies” according to authors’ association Sabam, whilst still offering access to protected materials.
Being taken to court are the ISPs Belgacom, Telenet and Voo. The call (if passed in favour) will mean each of the three companies paying 3.4% of their turnover towards copyright fees.
Sabam, the suing association, is an institution set-up to protect authors, composers, and publishers from having...