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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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Turkey's prime minister says he'll pursue Twitter for 'tax evasion'

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan still has it in for the site, after it was used to spread information critical of him and after a Turkish court ruling led to a ban being lifted.

By April 12, 2014

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Why you should care about Net neutrality (FAQ)

A federal appeals court has thrown out the FCC's Net neutrality rules. CNET's Maggie Reardon explains what the ruling means to the average consumer -- and why it really, really matters.

By January 15, 2014

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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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Australian attorney-general won't confirm copyright meetings with ISPs

The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.

By October 29, 2013

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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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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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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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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