CCIA Calls France’s ‘Three Strikes’ Law A Strike Against Internet Freedom and Free Speech

CCIA Calls France’s ‘Three Strikes’ Law A Strike Against Internet Freedom and Free Speech Washington – A trade association that has been a long-time advocate for Internet freedom is calling on France’s senate to reject legislation that would cut off Internet access to those accused of piracy. French legislators are expected to vote Tuesday to…

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CCIA Equates British Proposal To Bad Movie Plot, A Plot Against Democracy

A British proposal to cut Internet access to alleged copyright infringers is under criticism from civil rights and other groups. This week Britain’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills announced a proposal for legislation that would force Internet Service Providers to slow or suspend the accounts of customers suspected of illegally downloading copyrighted music or…

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CCIA Praises Malaysia, China Decisions On Internet Filtering

News reports Thursday quote a Malaysian government official saying that three ministries have been asked to study alternatives to Internet filtering. This follows earlier news reports that the Malaysian government had issued the equivalent of a request for proposals to build an Internet filtering system to censor Internet content like pornography. The Malaysian proposal had…

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