Posts Tagged ‘HADOPI’

France’s HADOPI: A Copyright Model for the United States?

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property November 11th, 2010

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2010 – The French copyright authority HADOPI — and what lessons it presented for America’s approach to copyright piracy — was the key subject of the November Intellectual Property Breakfast Club. On Thursday, BroadbandBreakfast.com released the free video of the event.

New Details Emerge About French “Three Strikes” Online Antipiracy Regime

Copyright, International October 27th, 2010

French authorities have started to send out warning letters to individuals suspected of copyright infringement online, and a whole cottage industry of lawyers and technologists has mushroomed up to both give tips on evading the law enforcers and to aid recipients of the notices, according to a Wednesday report in the Wall Street Journal.

Report: French Music Labels Reporting 25,000 Infringements to Copyright Authority Daily

Copyright, Intellectual Property, International October 25th, 2010

Copyright holders in the French music industry are reporting a staggering 25,000 “music-related” infringements to the country’s top enforcement authority on a daily basis, according to a a music industry trade group director quoted in the trade magazine Billboard.

Wrapped In A French E-mail Copyright Infringement Notice ‘Scam’ May Be Another Scam Itself

Copyright, Europe, Intellectual Property, International September 3rd, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, September 3, 2010 — A widely-circulated report about fake online copyright infringement e-mail notifications from French authorities demanding the payment of fines looks as if it is actually part of an underground misinformation campaign designed to sow confusion, says a US security researcher who looked into the issue for Broadbandbreakfast.com.

The “news” about the French phishing scam appears to have originated from an audience member’s question in a recent web chat at French financial newspaper site La Tribune with Eric Walter, the general secretary of the French online copyright enforcement agency HADOPI.

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