The Closing of the Net  "original and valuable"  Times Higher Education

The Creation and Internet law - also known as the Hadopi law - which proposes to bring in  graduated response /3 strikes  measures to enforce copyright, goes to the French Parliament - Assemblee Nationale - this week.

The debate was due to begin on 10 March, according to the Assemblee Nationale agenda. However, a debate on hospitals took priority. The Creation and Internet law debate  is now expected to begin this evening (11 March). 

The Assemblee Nationale  website is here.

It looks like it will be available to view via a webstream. The webstream should be here

Note, this is a postponement from the previously reported date of 4 March. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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