Hadopi Already Up To Sending Out 25,000 'First Strike' Notices Per Day

from the no-internet-for-you dept

When Hadopi first started sending out "you're an infringer!" first strike notices last month, we noted that it was initially sending out 10,000 per day with plans to ramp up to 50,000. It isn't taking long. The latest reports show that it's already sending out 25,000 notices per day. That seems like an awful lot. Remember, in all the years the RIAA was suing individuals for file sharing, it only ended up suing 18,000 people total, though it threatened legal action against 30,000.

Of course, this should give you an indication of why the entertainment industry likes these sorts of three strikes things much more than actual due process and lawsuits. They can go after a lot more people, for a lot less money, and a lot less of pesky due process and silly antiquated concepts like "innocent until proven guilty."

Filed Under: copyright, france, hadopi

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    Christopher Gizzi (profile), 25 Oct 2010 @ 8:14am

    Re: Re: 50K angry customers a day

    Freetards? What are we? Third Graders? It would be nice if you came to the discussion with civility.

    But beyond your childish name calling, they are customers... they are lost customers. They are people you failed to convince your content is worth paying for. Offer value and, more often than not, they'll buy. You have to earn your paying customers with respect good value for their hard earned dollar.

    You're competing against a diverse amount of global content; the competition for a persons time and money is fierce and you can't waste your efforts pissing people off. You won't convince anyone to buy your wares that way.

    You certainly deserve to earn a living; no one says you shouldn't. But with your name calling, its going to be hard for you to earn a living.

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