Depuis dix ans, La Quadrature du Net lutte pour qu’Internet reste un outil d’émancipation. Face à la censure généralisée, utilisant le prétexte de la lutte contre le « piratage », le terrorisme et maintenant la « haine ». Face…

Nota for English speaking-readers: the notion of a mutualised scheme is less familiar in English than in Latin languages (in part because of the use of “mutual” for companies). We use this expression for schemes…

Paris May 13, 2008 – La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) is worried about amendments endangering privacy tabled by the rapporteurs of the Culture Committee of the European Parliament. They fit into the consideration…

Paris, May 6, 2008. La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) has obtained the latest version of the French Olivennes bill about “flexible response” against internet users, which is currently being studied by the State…

Paris, April 30th, 2008. Hervé Rony, spokesperson for the SNEP (french syndicate of the record industry), declared yesterday that « it would not be acceptable » that the “flexible response” would not be examined before summer by…

In Spain, the project of Nicolas Sarkozy to extend at European level flexible response (three strikes approach) makes a noise. The spanish press informs the public about the emergence of an international opposition.

Paris, April 28, 2008 The French organization “La Quadrature du Net” (Squaring the Net) is pleased to announce the support of 15 French, European and international organizations.These organizations join La Quadrature du Net in their…

Ever since DADVSI, the French implementation of the European Copyright Directive, Internet users in France have faced increasingly disproportionate threats of punishment for claims of copyright infringement. The latest scheme promoted by the content industry…

Paris, Thursday, April 10. The European Parliament adopted a resolution this morning which commits the member states – therefore France – “to avoid adopting measures conflicting with civil liberties and human rights and with the…

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A new French citizens’ lobbying group wants public debate on Internet-related regulation affecting human rights and freedoms, one of its organizers told us Friday. “Squaring the…