January 29, 2010:Three Strikes debated at US tech conference

Three Strikes debated at US tech conference

If you think graduated response schemes are controversial in Europe, wait till the debate hots up in the US. This week, a panel session at the US State of the Net conference discussed the issue, with participants from the IFPI, Center for Democracy & Technology, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, and a UK MP – but NOT any US bodies like the RIAA or MPAA. Blog Public Knowledge suggests that the strident tone of the debate went down badly: “The three strikes supporters on the panel were unabashed about their stances, many of which made people in this US audience cringe”. Source: Public Knowledge

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