Category Archives: Offences – Piracy

Report on Hadopi and piracy by P. Lescure, 2013 – France

Mission « Acte II de l’exception culturelle » : contribution aux politiques culturelles à l’ère numérique – Rapports publics – La Documentation française. Pierre Lescure, who for years run Canal+, the private, fee-paying, TV channel, chaired a committee to review … Continue reading

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Internet filtering after court’s ruling

French & German Courts Disagree Whether Internet Companies Need To Filter | Techdirt.20 July 2012 interesting reasoning, although I have not checked everything in teh Cour de cassation’s ruling. The French Superme Court considered that the obligation to filter, once … Continue reading

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Copyright, piracy and proportionality

Does The Punishment Fit The Crime? Is Manslaughter An Equivalent Crime To Copyright Infringement? | Techdirt. 31 August 2011 A post that highlights, by refering to another article (in French, translation OK), part of the absurdity of criminalising copyright infringement. … Continue reading

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The Pirate Bay: offshore?

The Pirate Bay Claims It’s Going To Host The Site Via Drones Flying Over International Waters | Techdirt. 19 March 2012 Reading the post, I thought of Radio Caroline in the sixties: some people set up the radio to hear … Continue reading

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Copyrights and censorship

UK High Court Expands Censorship Regime: Orders The Pirate Bay To Be Blocked | Techdirt. 30 April 2012 I pass on the comment made because I would like to put the post in perspective with others: – one of the … Continue reading

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The rise of the Pirate (Bay) Parties

German Pirate Party Wins Seats In Fourth Straight State Election | Techdirt. 14 May 2012 A few articles refer to the Pirate Parties emerging in Europe and how a movement that started about something specific -coyprights infringements- led to proposing … Continue reading

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Regulating the internet: current trends – US

US Gov’t Thinks Censorship Is Bad, Unless It’s Paid For | Techdirt. 21 May 2012 Extract from the post (itself starting with an extract): “Aaron DeOliveira sends over an amusing statement summarizing the US government’s views towards “censorship” on various … Continue reading

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The Hadopi legislation – explained in English

Juriscom.net – droit des technologies de l’information. 15 march 2011 Just go on the webpage. The website is specialised in Internet Law and is reliable.

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Surveillance technology: which regulation?

La cyberarme de la police | LeMatin.ch. 23 August 2010 An old post I kept in my mail box until I could process it. It is about softwares (CRUSH standing for Criminal Reduction Utilising Statistical History) that allows mapping of … Continue reading

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Censorship practices (again)

Senator Wyden Says He’ll Block COICA Censorship Bill | Techdirt. 19 November 2010 – the usual problem about copyrights infringements and its abuse… “UK Police Takedown Website Telling Protesters How To Avoid Police… Article Reposted Everywhere“, TechDirt, 19 November 2010 … Continue reading

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