Hadopi plans increase in piracy warning 'strikes' in 2013

Tom Pakinkis

France’s anti-piracy agency Hadopi is planning to send out 1.1 million piracy ‘strike’ warnings this year – a significant increase compared to the 668,000 sent out in 2012.

The hike in warning letters is suggested by budget predictions, despite the agency having its funding cut by 25% last year.

Figures for last year, published by Hadopi, show that 613,271 initial email warnings were sent to those involved in piracy last year, followed by 54,712 registered mail warnings with 305 cases ...

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