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French Senate passes “three-strike” bill

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The French Senate has passed a bill that would see internet pirates and filesharers being disconnected from the internet, even though the European Parliament was opposed to the move. This new move puts it in line with New Zealand, who recently passed a similar law disconnecting internet pirates from the internet. Under the proposed law, it will follow the “three-strikes” law – where internet service providers would give three strikes […]

New Zealand becomes first country with three-strikes rule

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New Zealand will be one of the first countries in the world that will force implementations of a three-strikes rule to copyright infringers, after an amendment to their Copyright Act was given the royal assent, forcing ISPs to have conditions to terminate internet access for those who go over 3 strikes. The law in question, the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008, will be enforced in February 2009. The law […]