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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 Jul. 10, 2013

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Code can't be stolen under federal law, court rules

Judges find former Goldman Sachs programmer was wrongly charged with theft and espionage after he downloaded code to a high-speed trading system.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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UK copyright law change will let you rip CDs starting June 1

It might be years too late, but at least those who own media will soon be able to copy it onto their computers legally.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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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 Jun. 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 Oct. 22, 2009

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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 Jun. 11, 2009

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In 'Futurama,' robots follow 'Bender's Law,' not Asimov's

Isaac Asimov's 21st-century robots followed laws prohibiting harm to humans. By the 31st century in Matt Groening's "Futurama" universe, however, robots have become a bit more open-minded.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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'Aaron's Law' rewrite backfires, reformers now on defensive

Congressional sausage-making in Washington threatens to rewrite a controversial anti-hacking law used against the late Aaron Swartz -- by replacing it with an even more Draconian version.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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Singapore proposes law to block sites such as Pirate Bay

The amendment to Singapore's Copyright Act will allow content owners to compel Internet service providers to block infringing Web sites.

By Apr. 7, 2014