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French "3 strikes law" struck out

Submitted by admin on Wed, 07/21/2010 - 17:39

The French Constitutional court has declared illegal the French law, which would have deprived online pirates of their internet access after three offences.  The law, which was passed by the National Assembly last month, was found to be unconstitutional in its violations of freedom of expression and the presumption of innocence.  The Government announced that the law would represented in an amended form.