Dropping a punishment that could cut off Internet access for those who shared music or video illegally, a French ministry vows instead to target those who profit commercially from piracy.
A man is ordered to pay fine for failing to secure his Internet connection, which was used to pirate copyrighted songs. Hey, what happened to the U.S. version of graduated response?
Anonymous has brought down the FBI and music and movie industry websites in response to anti-piracy raids on file-sharing site Megaupload.
Bonjour, tout le monde. Comment ca va? Oui, ca va bien. The highest French authority has booted out Nicolas Sarkozy's HADOPI three-strike copyright law -- tres bon! But LOPPSI looms...
CNET rounds up the list of targets from today's Anonymous DDoS attacks, including which ones stayed up, went down, or flipped back and forth.
The French National Assembly has passed a bill to cut off and blacklist suspected file sharers, the cheese-eating copyright monkeys
The French Constitutional Council rejects a key provision of controversial law that would deny Internet access to those deemed to be copyright scofflaws after two warnings.
Mark Zuckerberg and other Internet giants meet with government heads today to discuss privacy, the law, and the future of the Web at the e-G8 conference in Paris.
The French General Assembly passed the "three-strikes" antipiracy legislation on Tuesday, which conflicts with an EU law passed last week.
On today's show, a rousing discussion on the future of Net neutrality, whether you can handle the truth that is the forthcoming technological revolution, and whether glass-bottomed buses are going to start an upskirting revolution in China. (Ok, actually, that last is about the cleverest little traffic congestion solution ever.)