Russian Federation: Federal Law No. 187-FZ of July 2, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Concerning the Protection of Intellectual Rights in Information and Telecommunication Networks

August 1, 2013

Russian Federation: The Federal Law No. 187-FZ of July 2, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Concerning the Protection of Intellectual Rights in Information and Telecommunication Networks, which entered into force on August 1, 2013, is intended to combat the distribution of pirate video.

The Law regulates the procedure for blocking Internet resources with involvement of the courts and federal executive authorities for supervision in mass media and communications.