[A2k] From the 1709 Blog Flash: No Internet Suspension for Internet User Found Guilty of Negligence

Manon Ress manon.ress at keionline.org
Thu Sep 5 12:17:52 PDT 2013

Posted By FrenchKat to The 1709
9/05/2013 12:42:00 pm

PCInpact is reporting (see
that the penalty of a 15-day internet suspension handed down against a
peer-to-peer user by a French court last summer will not actually be
enforced.  After the judgement was rendered (for having failed to,properly
secure his internet access after having received warnings pursuant to
France's three-strike HADOPI statute) but before it actually became *res
judicata* (due to the delay for appeals and the fact that it was a default
judgement), the decree of July 8th 2013 (see
was promulgated, eliminating the third strike of internet suspension.  As a
result, in accordance with the principles of French criminal law, the
penalty cannot be enforced.

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Blog about the July 8 (excellent) decision here:


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