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NoteEdit

  • Some believe it is a crime to use someone's ideas or data
  • Some believe it is a crime to limit freedom of ideas or data


ComparisonEdit

Nation Legal to Share Legal to Copy Share Permitted Copy Permitted Notes
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia No No Yes Yes
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas, The
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil  ?  ? Yes Yes
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada No Yes Yes Yes
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia  ?  ? Yes Yes
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France No No No No
Gabon
Gambia, The
Georgia
Germany No No No No ISPs can't be forced to store IP-user data link
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India  ? Yes  ? Yes
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy No No No No
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands No Yes Yes Yes
New Zealand No No No No
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway No No No No
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal  ?  ? Yes Yes
Qatar
Romania
Russia Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia Yes Yes Yes Yes Government has stated: "as long as you do not sell it, we don't care"
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Spain  ?  ? Yes Yes
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland  ?  ? Yes Yes monitoring is banned
Syria
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom  ?  ? No No
United States No No No No
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Abkhazia
Cook Islands
Kosovo
Nagorno-Karabakh
Niue
Northern Cyprus
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Somaliland
South Ossetia
Taiwan
Transnistria

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