Update at 10:05 a.m. PDT: On Wednesday, France's Senate also passed the bill, according to the Associated Press.
The French National Assembly has passed an antipiracy bill that sets a very dangerous precedent.
The "Creation et Internet" bill which passed the lower house of France's parliament by a vote of 296 to 233, is a "three-strikes-you're-out" act that could suspend Internet access for up to a year to anyone caught three times downloading or sharing copyrighted files. The law would not need a trial or court order to be enforced.
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