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Lawmakers adopt bill to punish Internet piracy

(AP) -- French lawmakers in the lower house on Tuesday passed a bill that would cut the Internet connections of those who repeatedly download music and films illegally, creating what may be the first government agency to ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Internet
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EU Parliament rejects law allowing Internet cutoff

(AP) -- Worried about trampling on the rights of innocent consumers, the European Parliament rejected Wednesday attempts by EU governments to crack down on people who illegally download copyright-protected music and movies ...

dateMay 06, 2009 in Internet
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EU travellers to get cheaper mobile messages

European travellers will pay less to send text messages and access the internet via mobile phone networks, under a compromise deal thrashed out by EU negotiators Tuesday, a spokesman said.

dateMar 24, 2009 in Telecom
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