‘France should promote file sharing, not punish it’

‘France should promote file sharing, not punish it’

France has overturned the core of Hadopi, its controversial ‘three-strikes’ law on illegal downloading, after four years of criticism and legal wrangling. But where did it go wrong, and how well can France’s new fight against “commercial piracy” work? The Local asks two opposing experts.

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

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‘Come and copy our films’ – French libraries

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Hackers bring down French anti-piracy site