French three-strikes law no longer suspends Net access

The French Hadopi authority was responsible for sending warnings to copyright-infringing downloaders. It used a “graduated response” that could mean cutting off the person’s Net access.

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The French government has scrapped a provision that could cut off Internet access for those who downloaded copyrighted files illegally.

The so-called “three strikes” law brought first written warnings for infringement, then ultimately suspension of Internet access. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) applauded the…

Read this article: French three-strikes law no longer suspends Net access-Vinod Rawat

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