France passes anti-piracy law

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A bill requiring French ISPs to disconnect people who are caught downloading or sharing illegal content three times has been given approval by Senate. The controversial legislation will mean that illegal file-sharers will receive a...

The French reject anti-piracy law

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The French National Assembly has shot down a bill that would have given music and movie industries an overwhelming amount of power to shut off end users internet access after a three strikes rule. "Under...

Air France Tests Cell Services

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Air France has become the first airline to offer international passengers e-mail and text-messaging service that's based on standard cell phone technology. The catch: It's only available on a single Airbus A318 aircraft in the...

France unveils anti-piracy plan

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French web users caught pirating movies or music could soon be thrown offline. Those illegally sharing files will face the loss of their net access thanks to a newly-created anti-piracy body granted the wide-ranging powers....

France Set to Legalize P2P

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A measure to legalize P2P file sharing has passed through France's lower house amidst a storm of protest from the country's film, music, and audiovisual industries. If the measure passes through the government's upper...

France warns officials not to favor Intel

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France has taken steps toward complying with European Union law by warning local-government buyers not to favor computers with Intel chips over rival AMD, a commission spokesman said on Friday. A notice on...

France Bans the Term 'E-Mail'

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I thought this "news" was rather amusing.... ;) Goodbye "e-mail", the French government says, and hello "courriel" — the term that linguistically sensitive France is now using to refer to electronic mail...

AOL France goes unmetered

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AOL France has followed in the footsteps of its UK cousin and is offering unlimited unmetered dial-up access for E24 a month. The service will be available to 100,000 subscribers to start...

Xbox titles announced at X01 in France

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Today, in France, the Xbox made it's debut in europe. The event, called X01 and hosted by Xbox, provided more details on one of the most eagerly awaited video game launches ever. As...

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