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French Court Levies First Fine Under 3-Strikes Piracy Law

itwbennett (1594911) writes | about 2 years ago

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itwbennett writes "In the first trial resulting from the controversial three-strikes copyright law, a French court on Thursday fined a man €150 for failing to secure his Internet connection. His negligence led to the illegal download of files, including 2 Rihanna songs that were downloaded by his wife."
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aprils fools day in france? (1)

marc252 (658303) | about 2 years ago | (#41329453)

After reading the article I still have doubts this is a true story, its way too surrealistic.
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