Recent decisions to abandon a three strikes and you're out copyright model in New Zealand, the UK, and Germany, have not been replicated in two other countries. Last week, both France and South Korea moved toward implementing the approach in their national laws.
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Fresh off the success protesting unbalanced copyright laws in New Zealand, blackout protests have been launched in France and Ireland, two other countries facing "graduated response" policies.
In light of the long list of government supports likely to be announced this week in the budget, it is interesting to see that France has unveiled a series of measures to support the print industry including a free one-year newspaper subscription for all French teenagers on their 18th birthday, […]
One of the ongoing concerns with anti-circumvention provisions is the prospect that the legal rules create incentives to use – and possibly misuse – DRM. France, which many people hold up as an example of a country that prioritizes copyright and creator protection, has many of the same concerns about […]
Last month I wrote about the pressure to adopt "graduated response," a policy that is better described as "three strikes and you're out" for ISP subscribers. While Canada has yet to take a public position on the issue, a new French document cites Canada as an example of a country […]