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Old 09-14-2012, 08:49 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Ninjalawyer View Post
If you read the story, its clear to everyone involved that he didn't download the files....
His account, his network, his responsibility.

If the guy's computer got nailed by a virus and was cranking out massive amounts of spam, fixing that situation would be his responsibility -- even though he did not make a conscious decision to become a spammer.

Not to mention the fine is practically a slap on the wrist. It's a bit disingenuous to go nuclear over a $190 fine.


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Originally Posted by Ninjalawyer
apparently it's doing such a great job at stopping piracy that the Minister of Culture has indicated it will likely be shutdown....
It's being shut down for political reasons, not based on its effectiveness. Sarkozy set up HADOPI, and he lost the election to his Socialist rival Hollande, who will probably shut it down.
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