La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) has submitted on 26 November 2008 its comments on the Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy published by the European Commission.

Paris, November 20th 2008 − Essential rights and freedoms for Internet users are at stake. On November 27th, The Council of EU may open the door to an pan-european “graduated response” by removing Amendment 138,…

Everybody agrees that European Union suffers from a democratic deficit which deepens the gap between European institutions and their citizens. What is more unknown is that one of main reasons for this is that Member…

Translation of the letter sent by La Quadrature to the French minister in charge of the Telecoms Package, Luc Chatel.

Mr Minister,

On November 27th, the Council of the European Union will examine the project reforming electronic…

A few weeks ago, the French law installing “graduated response” against Internet users was accepted by the French SenateTranslation of the french law.

The European Commission accepts amendment 138 (Bono/Cohn-Bendit/Roithova) against the french “graduated response”, one week after the French law is unanimously voted in first reading by the French Senate.
Some right reserved (From flickr).

Paris, 31 October 2008

The European Commission opposed on Monday a flat refusal to French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s request for deleting amendment 138 of the Telecoms Package. It is yet another slap in the face for the proponents of…

A letter from Nicolas Sarkozy to the president of European Commission, Jose-Manuel Barroso, has been published today on the website ecrans.fr.[1] Sarkozy begs Barroso to reject Bono/Cohn-Bendit/Roithova amendment (amendment 138) adopted by 88% of the…

La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) welcomes the adoption, in the first reading, of several amendments correcting major problems in the Telecoms Package, as well as the rejection of the most dangerous amendments.

Members of…