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Submission + - Europeans could wind-up needing consent to browse... (out-law.com)

kfsone writes: "When you browse a website the material from the site is transfered to your computer/device to be rendered. In most cases, the browser stores a copy — the cache. In Europe it's been realized that current copyright law doesn't explicitly provide for web-browsing, cached or otherwise, as an exempted, allowable use of copyright that doesn't require explicit owner consent. As slashdotters know all too well, such legal loopholes lead to loony shenanigans..."
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