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After the groundbreaking decision1 from the Constitutional Council of France, last month against the three strikes law adopted in May, the. Demonstrations and protests against the Haute Autorité pour la diffusion des œuvres et la protection des droits sur internet (HADOPI) law. 1 reference. But the correct inferences to draw are that HADOPI and Ley Sinde are just an expensive waste of time, and that people don’t expect to get.

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The French site Numerama points out something else interesting happening there in Frenchas revealed by the following tweet from Kim Dotcom: You don’t think an initiative that has failed to deliver on its goals, cost millions of dollars from taxpayers, and spent two years to catch the wrong person warrants at least some concern? The paper activates a recent historical narrative as well to contextualise the developments of the Spanish Case within the broader series of regulation change in Europe and the U.

The regulatory package was presented simultaneously as a formula against economic recession and as the first decisive step towards a new form of government and a new culture of action.

HADOPI raises from the dead, still as flawed – La Quadrature du Net

One could argue that at least sales aren’t dropping as much as before, which could be a sign that HADOPI is, in fact, working New Revelations of U. However, in its decision on HADOPI 1 the Constitutional Council also contended that such presumption of guilt could only be acceptable if the penalty was not higher than a fine, and on the condition that:.

When a country passes draconian legislation based on lobbying and not research, and that legislation is costing millions in taxpayer’s dollars, and the legislation is shown to not have the effect that it was intended for, this is newsworthy The internet access subscriber was blacklisted and other ISPs were prohibited from providing an internet connection to the blacklisted subscriber.


The law passed, but the authorisations of blocking Internet access through ISPs activity given by the European Directive is, in practice, still unresolved. About the authors Katharine Sarikakis, Ph. One of the most publicized protests occurred at the Goya Awards Spain’s equivalent of the Academy Awards in February Anonymous Coward19 Feb 1: Imagine how luke-warm and cheap a legitimate service would have to be to beat it hands down if it met the basic criteria of flexibility, usability and reasonable pricing.

The European Commission’s response to Sarkozy was that it supported Amendment And don’t forget all the cash scumbags like Ari Emmanuel suck off. Anonymous hackers took down the web page for the Goya awards on the day of the event. If you are asking why it’s newsworthy, well that’s pretty obvious to even a moron in a hurry.


The Minister explained that the stricter copyright policy of the French Government would be revised from going after the end-user to taking punitive sanctions against companies who provide badopi hosting and telecom infrastructure services which allow copyright infringement to occur. Archived from the original on January 25, The only real differences are in politicians being far more clear about their intentions in Netherlands. The United States will continue to work closely with Spain to address these IPR enforcement issues during the next year.

HADOPI raises from the dead, still as flawed

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Whereas the functions of section one end in agreements hafopi the affected parties or in the establishment of a fine according to a rated scale hadooi tariffs, section two is entitled to take further measures.


A certain displacement of the centres of debate and negotiation, and the international nature of the flow of interests — in combination with the time frame of implementation and the absence of transparency concerning the politicised contents of the law jadopi the Spanish Commission of Intellectual Property formed by politically appointed executives without judicial profile — can be considered symptoms of policy laundering.

The reason is twofold: But I don’t think we should delude ourselves about what we’ll be giving up. With all of these moles being whacked by the media syndicates, exterminators and lawn service companies are probably losing a lot of business. The secretive character of the Bill was exposed by social media activity which gave voice to public discontent and caused significant delay.

However, by no means does this bill respond to the flaws outlined by the Constitutional Council: In addition there were concerns expressed by the collecting societies, the press and major Web sites. Last week, Techdirt reported on the news that falling numbers of P2P users are being trumpeted as a victory for HADOPI’s “three strikes” approach in France, but that it is a hollow victory, since sales of recorded music are still dropping in that country.

Archived from the original on 15 May After all, it’s given proof that this doesn’t work, so Cookies enable us to collect information that helps us personalise your experience and improve the functionality and performance of our site.

Methodology This paper traces policy—making processes in a case study design.