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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Ed Felton, "A Modest Proposal: Three-Strikes for Print," Freedom to Tinker, May 13, 2009.

Yesterday the French parliament adopted a proposal to create a "three-strikes" system that would kick people off the Internet if they are accused of copyright infringement three times.

This is such a good idea that it should be applied to other media as well. Here is my modest proposal to extend three-strikes to the medium of print, that is, to words on paper.

  Maybe they'll think more carefully the next time, before allowing themselves to be accused of copyright infringement.

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