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French three-strikes law no longer suspends Net access

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.

By July 10, 2013

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France adopts three-strikes law for piracy

Soon, those in France accused of illegal file sharing multiple times could lose Internet access for up to a year, if they don't heed warnings.

By October 22, 2009

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HADOPI's had it: French overturn three-strike piracy law

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...

By June 11, 2009

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Could U.S. copy France's three-strikes antipiracy law?

France just passed a law that would suspend Internet access for those accused of online copyright violations. Could the U.S. follow suit?

By May 13, 2009

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RIAA gives thumbs up to France's three-strike law

Following passage of new law, recording industry's Mitch Bainwol says "pattern is clear" that ISPs will work with with content creators to battle illegal file sharing.

By April 8, 2009

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U.K. piracy crackdown to kickstart 'three strikes' for copyright infringers

U.K.'s communications regulator outlines how British ISPs must inform file-sharers of allegedly illegal actions and of the potential of facing rights-holders in court.

By June 26, 2012

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French 'three strikes' piracy law dealt setback

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.

By June 11, 2009

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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France sees first conviction under new antipiracy law

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?

By September 13, 2012

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U.K. embraces 'three strikes' for illegal file sharing

The U.K.'s House of Commons approves a bill that would allow service interruption of those accused of illegal file sharing. France passed a similar law in October.

By April 8, 2010