Culture minister wants to slash Hadopi's budget

Thursday 2 August 2012 | 09:22 CET | News
France's new minister of culture, Aurelie Filipetti, told Nouvel Observateur that she will request cuts to be made to the EUR 12 million budget of the country's anti-piracy authority Hadopi. She said that the annual budget of the body with 60 employees is too expensive to justify sending 1 million e-mails. Filipetti added that she felt Hadopi failed to accomplish its mission of developing the legal offer of cultural content online. Telecompaper reported in May that the new administration plans to pass a law before the end of the year to increase the effectiveness of France's anti-piracy

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