European Data Protection Digest

HADOPI Members Appointed


January 15, 2010

The members of the High Authority for the diffusion of works and the protection of rights on the Internet--HADOPI--have been appointed. A judge will preside over the authority. One of its eight members is former Minister of Culture, Jacques Toubon. HADOPI will tackle unlawful peer-to-peer downloads. It is expected to send the first warning e-mails in April, at the earliest, but no later than next July. (Story in French.)
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