· April, 2009

Stories about Regulation from April, 2009

France: ‘3 Strikes’ Internet piracy law defeated in parliament

  11 April 2009

France's parliament rejected Hadopi (la Haute Autorité pour la diffusion des œuvres et la protection des droits sur internet) bill on Thursday (09.04.2009) with the ruling UMP party failure (21-15) to approve the law. The law proposed two warnings and then, after a third violation, disconnection from the Internet for...

China: Tightening control over Internet audio-visual content

  1 April 2009

Although Youtube has been unblocked, the China administration is determined to control audio and video content circulated in the Internet. On March 30, the State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT) issued an administrative notice, “Concerning the tightening of management on Internet audio-visual content”, to provincial and muncipal level...

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