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A UN Report Slams Democratic Countries for So-Called Three Strike Laws That Cut Access to the Internet for Supposed Copyright Violators June 4, 2011

Posted by Jason W Ellis in Rights, Technology.
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Ars Technica provides commentary on a recent UN report that comes down hard on democratic countries such as France and Britain that have punitive laws against online file sharers. These so-called Three Strikes provisions permanently cut an offender off from the Internet as a result of violating those nation’s copyright laws. The UN report calls these laws excessive. Read more here. Read the UN report as a PDF here.