Hadopi Wants To Kick People Offline For Watching Unauthorized Streams As Well

Well, well. A top guy at the French “kick you off the internet” Hadopi agency is apparently claiming that the organization’s mandate goes beyond just people accused (not convicted) of file sharing, and could be used against people watching unauthorized streaming content as well. There’s no indication given as to how Hadopi or anyone else would actually be able to find out who was watching streamed content, short of seizing log files. But, won’t it be great when you can lose your internet connection, because your friends pointed you to a video on YouTube that wasn’t properly licensed?

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