[Newropeans Magazine] European citizens: mobilize to block Sarkozy's "graduated response" at the Council!

... Should amendment 138 be removed from the Telecoms Package by the Council, it would show to the whole of Europe that the technocratic structure can be used by the executive branch to bypass the democratic expression of the Parliament...

A few weeks ago, the French law installing “graduated response” against Internet users was accepted by the French Senate1. In that law, an administrative authority orders, without any trial, Internet access cut (with impossibility to subscribe to a new access) to alleged file sharers. Nicolas Sarkozy showed strong determination into imposing this scheme to the whole Europe, using the French presidency of The European Union.