Originally Posted by Kali Yuga
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.
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.
I am still trying to understand whether you are being sarcastic or not.
You couldn't possibly be thinking that someone should be legally responsible for someone else hijacking their PC... or could you?
I mean... if someone steals my car and uses to commit a robbery, should I go to jail?
You MUST be kidding.