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Hadopi Cut Piracy in France, But Sales Down as Well

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

In this case, low sales figures aren’t due to piracy, they’re due to the fact that much of what the “entertainment” industry produces these days is just so boring and worthless that its not worth buying.

You may know that France has implemented a system called Hadopi about one and a half year ago. It is basically a monitoring and response system that is sending out three warning letters to alleged file sharers, with the third letter suspending the Internet account of that user for a year, and a fine of up to €1500 on top of it.