France To Disconnect Online Pirates; DRM Restrictions Might Go

From our sister site paidContent:UK: If US digital liberties campaigners think they’ve got it bad with an RIAA so active in lobbying digital copyright policy, wait until they hear about France’s next move. President Nicolas Sarkozy has endorsed a law creating an agency to find hardcore P2P music and movie file sharers amongst data ISPs would be compelled to hand over about their highest-volume customers. The body would give offenders two warnings, but three strikes and they risk having their net connection yanked, says. The deal also creates obligations for film and music companies, who pledge to make their works available online more quickly and to remove interoperability and DRM barriers. More here.