French Anti-Piracy Law Doesn’t Stop Pirates

A new survey claims that anti-piracy laws in France have had little impact on filesharing behaviour so far.

Last year, the Hadopi measures were put into effect and by October some 25,000 warnings letters a day were being sent out by ISPs to suspected filesharers. The UK is expected to implement a similar warning letter system later this year, once a decision has been made on how the costs will be shared.

A survey, however, by ZDNet.fr has found that just 4% of filesharers polled said they have stopped sourcing music from illegal services for fear of detection.

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