European Data Protection Digest

HADOPI Members Appointed

ONLINE PRIVACY—FRANCE

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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