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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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 25 Oct 2010 @ 8:58am

    Re: Re: 50K angry customers a day

    Man, you're making me miss TAM.

    At least TAM always found some tenuous (sometimes hilarious) point of criticism. Sometimes I would think "Damn, this is some solid point. How will TAM attack this one?", and TAM always came through.

    You, on the other hand, just come here and insult everyone. You are no fun. Please go away.

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