[Dw-World.de] France begins sending out online piracy warning e-mails

Within the last few weeks, Hadopi, the new French government agency charged with combating online piracy, has begun sending out thousands of warning e-mails on a daily basis to illegal file sharers around the country.

[...] Internet freedom groups say the legislation is a dangerous step towards online censorship, and that trying to stop people sharing is hopeless task. [...]

[...] Jérémie Zimmermann, co-founder of La Quadrature du Net, another French Internet advocacy group, believes the problem requires an economic rather than a legal solution.