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Beyond Kicking People Offline, France Raises Fines For Copyright Infringement To $440,000

from the proportionate? dept

With France continuing to push for a version of three strikes legislation, the latest bill approved also happens to increase potential fines for infringement up to 300,000 euros, or approximately $440,000. Nice to see governments making sure that the punishment fits the crime, huh?
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Filed Under: copyright, fines, france, infringement, three strikes


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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Poster, 23 Sep 2009 @ 3:50pm

    Re:

    Excuse me, I got a few numbers misplaced somewhere in my calculations.

    Jammie would have to pay 10,560,000 USD.
    Lily would have to pay 8,360,000 USD.

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