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    Default France approves three strikes rule

    France approves three strikes rule

    French law officers have approved a plan to deny Internet access to people who illegally copy music and movies.

    The countrys highest constitutional court approved a so-called three-strikes law after rejecting the key portions of an earlier version last spring. Supporters say they hope that France, by imposing the toughest measures yet in the battle against copyright theft, will set a precedent for other countries to follow.

    The law creates a new agency that will send out warning letters to people accused of copying music, movies or other media content illegally via the Internet. Those who ignore a second warning and copy files illegally a third time could face yearlong suspensions of their Internet access, as well as fines.

    Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said the members of a watchdog to oversee application of the digital clampdown would be named in November and the first warnings would go out "from the start of 2010." Mitterrand called the law an "innovative and educational mechanism to prevent piracy".

    Critics of the legislation call the sanctions draconian and say they will be ineffective in curbing file-sharing, or in converting pirates into customers of legitimate digital media businesses. They argue that disconnecting Internet accounts is unfair because of the increasing importance of the Web as a venue for commerce and political expression.

    (Source: ATV's News Archive)

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    Francezii ... Aceasta natie de poponari cu fitze ....

    Si tu de ce mai stai in Paris ? mare curaj ai ! )



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