UN report: "three strikes" Internet laws violate human rights

Link: UN report: “three strikes” Internet laws violate human rights

An official appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council has released a new report on the state of online free speech around the world. In addition to calling attention to long-standing censorship problems in China, Iran, and other oppressive regimes, the report devotes a surprising amount of attention to speech restrictions in the developed world—and it singles out recently enacted “three strikes” laws in France and the United Kingdom that boot users off the Internet for repeated copyright infringement.

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Author: David Cantatore

International polymorph geek.