The French government steps up its campaign against illegal downloaders this month, promising to catch some 10,000 per day. The controversial scheme has so far incited more laughter than fear however, and is yet to bring anyone to court.
For French Web users, the New Year has ushered in the second phase of the government’s controversial crackdown on illegal downloading. Some 10,000 out of the estimated 70,000 daily illegal downloaders will be targeted under the so-called “Hadopi” law – up from the current 2,000.
Date created : 2011-01-13