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  1. France's HADOPI Sends Out Final Copyright Infringement Notices, But Many Are Critical

    July 19, 2011 12:56 PM EDT The French three-strike copyright protection system created by French Lawmakes in 2010 is entering its third and final phase. More than ten people who allegedly continued downloading copyrighted materials after receiving two warning letters will b ...

  2. French Support Three-Strike Law, Report Claims

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The French government's controversial "three-strikes" scheme, which is intended to curb illegal file-sharing, is turning into something of a winner. The vast majority of French consumers are backing to some degree the government ...

  3. France's SCPP Strikes Web Radio Deal

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP has reached an agreement with national online radio stations association France Webradios, covering the use of its label members' repertoire on small and medium Web radios in France. Web radio stations with annu ...

  4. French SCPP Sets Up Members' Fund

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP has launched an estimated €200,000 ($250,000) fund to help its record company members overcome the bankruptcy of Night and Day, the independent distributor that we French collecting society SCPP has launche ...

  5. France's SCPP To Step Up Battle With File-Sharers

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its legal action against illegal file-sharers, director general Marc Guez said yesterday (June 28) during its annual press meeting in Paris. French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its ...

  6. French Parliament Votes For Blanket License

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The state of France's new digital copyright bill was thrown into chaos when members of parliament yesterday (Dec. 21) voted an amendment to the controversial text which introduces a system of "optiona The state of France's new digit ...

  7. French Parliament Votes For Blanket License

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The state of France's new digital copyright bill was thrown into chaos when members of parliament yesterday (Dec. 21) voted an amendment to the controversial text which introduces a system of "optiona The state of France's new digit ...

  8. French Court Prohibits Exchanging Physical Copies Of Movies

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of €20,000 ($26,492) for exchanging physical copies of films. PARIS -- Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of €20,000 ( ...

  9. Brit Judge Orders ISPs To Expose Uploaders

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has won the latest round in its war against online music piracy. The High Court in London today (Oct. 14) granted an order forcing four Internet U.K. trade body the British Phonographic Indus ...

  10. Brit Judge Orders ISPs To Expose Uploaders

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BPI 'encouraged' by legal stance. U.K. trade body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has won the latest round in its war against online music piracy. The High Court in London today (Oct. 14) granted an order forcing four Internet Se ...

  11. Brit Judge Orders ISPs Expose Uploaders

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has won the latest round in its war against online music piracy. The High Court in London today (Oct. 14) granted an order forcing four Internet U.K. trade body the British Phonographic Indus ...

  12. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-sharing by launching 459 legal actions against music "uploaders" throughout Europe. The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-shari ...

  13. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-sharing by launching 459 legal actions against music "uploaders" throughout Europe. The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-shari ...

  14. U.K., France To Start Suing File-sharers

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-sharing by launching 459 legal actions against music "uploaders" throughout Europe. The recorded music industry is stepping up its fight against illegal file-shari ...

  15. French Music Biz Begins Suing P2P Users

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. PARIS -- The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society th ...

  16. German Label Execs Sentenced In Copyright-Infringement Case

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A court in Grasse, France, has sentenced the chief executive and the sales manager of a German company who in June were found guilty of distributing without authorization material by Cape Verde music LONDON -- A court in Grasse, France, has senten ...

  17. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  18. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  19. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  20. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  21. French Piracy Watchdog Bites Back

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against counterfeiters. LONDON--French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against ...

  22. Producer Says He Was Forced To Inflate Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> Harvard, Berkle ...