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France’s Contradiction on Piracy

France found itself at the centre of two major intellectual property stories yesterday. First, the French National Assembly adopted the "three strikes" approach that could result in the termination of Internet service for French subscribers (approved today by the Senate).  The approach has been highly contentious and sets up a possible showdown with emerging European laws that protect access to the Internet.  Second, as I blogged yesterday, the Business Software Alliance released its annual global piracy study.

Where is the connection? 

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