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New Zealand Reconsiders Three-Strikes Rule on Internet Use

New Zealand agreed this week to reconsider a controversial law that cut off Internet access to people accused of copyright violations...

How could a democratic government consider cutting off Internet access for people who haven’t been convicted of a copyright violation? Danny O’Brien, the international outreach coordinator at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says that New Zealand changed its copyright law to be in accordance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act in the U.S., but then chose to interpret the language differently than the U.S.

Thursday, March 26, 2009
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