[Computeract!ve] French to criminalise illegal file sharing

The French National Assembly has voted to adopt a so-called 'three strikes' law that will effectively criminalise illegal file sharing. [...]

Jérémie Zimmermann, co-founder of civil liberties group, La Quadrature du Net said: "Hadopi 2 is still as dangerous as the first one, infringing on freedom of expression and communication.” [...]

Mr Zimmermann said: “Let's hope that the Constitutional Council will once again protect French citizens' fundamental rights."