Friday, March 23, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Low-Cost iPad For Classrooms Coming Next Week
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Samsung Electronics Shareholders Approve Stock Split, Company Talks About Future for Smartphones, Chips
Streaming Services Keep Driving Music Business
Huawei Could Release 512GB and Blockchain-Ready Smartphone
Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for A8F BRAVIA OLED TVs and 85" Class X900F and X850F Series 4K HDR TVs
New Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 Mobile Processor focuses on Multimedia
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > France ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
France Drops Three-strikes Law

France has partially dropped the controversial "thre-strikes" aimed at curbing downloading of illegal online content, by removing the punishment that could cut off Internet access to those who shared music or video illegally.

The so-called "three strikes" law, which has been heavily supported by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), brought first written warnings for infringement, then ultimately suspension of Internet access. The French Hadopi authority was responsible for sending warnings to copyright-infringing downloaders.

However, the French government has scrapped a provision that could cut off Internet access for those who downloaded copyrighted files illegally. The government is now focusing its antipiracy efforts on commercial piracy, such as Internet sites that profit from infringing, rather than individuals, according to a statement by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication Tuesday.

Although suspended Net access is no longer an option, fines remain as a punishment.

Sharp And Lenovo Introduce New AQUOS Models in China        All News        Google Updates Maps app for Smartphones And Tablets
Amazon, Sony, Nvidia Among Samsung's Future Chip Clients     General Computing News      Microsoft Has Settled Thousand Of Software Piracy Cases

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
German Authorities Shut Down File-sharing Site Site Shut Down
European Union's Top Court Rules That PirateBay's Operations Risks Breaking The Law
Microsoft Patent Describes Windows Ability To Detect and Block Pirated Content
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
U.S. Trade Representative Calls Out Stream Ripping In Latest 'Notorious markets' Report
World's Largest Music Strem Ripping Site Faces Legal Action
MPAA Lists Piracy Sites in Around The World
U.S. Trade Office Releases Latest Notorious Markets List
Pirate Bay Back Online
Pirate Bay Co-founder Sentenced To 42 Months Imprisonment
Search Engines Play A role In Piracy: study

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .