October 7, 2011
France acts against net pirates
Sixty French net users could have their connection turned off for a month after ignoring letters telling them to stop infringing copyright. The BBC reports.
They are the first to reach the end of the controversial process France operates as a way of tackling pirates.
About 650,000 people have received one warning and a further 44,000 are on their second warning.
The statistics were revealed in the annual report from the French agency that runs the scheme.
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