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Submission + - ACTA Documents Leaked Revealing Net Provisions

An anonymous reader writes: Canadian law professor Michael Geist has been busy digging up documents on the still-secret Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. He has posted the unreleased results of a Canadian consultation on ACTA along with a timeline that includes treaty language and a U.S. proposal on Internet issues.

Submission + - France approves highly controversial anti-P2P law (arstechnica.com)

An anonymous reader writes: While New Zealand has decided to scrap its "graduated response" law and rewrite it from scratch, French legislators are pushing ahead to pass the Création et Internet law that would boot repeat file-sharers from the Internet for up to a year at a time. The Assemblée Nationale has just approved the main bit of the controversial bill, and full passage could come shortly.

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