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France Drops 'Hadopi Law' Despite Millions Spent

A French anti-piracy law that would disconnect those suspected of copyright infringement has been overturned and replaced with a system of automatic fines, it has been announced in a official government report. Mired in controversy, the "Hadopi law" succumbed to the pressure of the entertainment industry and would disconnect those suspected of piracy from the internet. Users were first sent two written warnings, in what was called a "graduated response".

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