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New French law on Internet piracy meets skepticism

(AP) -- President Nicolas Sarkozy's governing party rejoiced when it muscled one of his pet projects through the French parliament: an unprecedented law to cut the Internet connections of people who repeatedly download music ...

dateMay 21, 2009 in Internet
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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 lawmakers reject GM crop compromise

EU lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a hard-won compromise which allows member states to decide for themselves whether or not to import Genetically Modified Organisms for use in food and animal feed.

dateOct 13, 2015 in Biotechnology
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