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France's new Internet privacy law

Posted by brainfoldb4u on January 3, 2010

French government have created a new state agency called HADOPI stands for Higher Authority for the Distribution of Works and the Protection of Copyright on the Internet.
The law took effect from this new year 2010 after a long struggle in the parliament. According to this new law,Illegal downloaders will be sent a warning e-mail, then a letter if they continue, and finally must appear before a judge if they offend again. The judge can impose a fine, or suspend their access to the internet.

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