Mar 3, 2009

Amendment 138 dies hard!

As the Telecoms Package is being prepared for its second reading at the EU Parliament, the Quadrature du Net reports that the now famous Amendment 138 - believed to be a privacy safeguard - is back... although it's now referred to as Amendment 46.

In recent months, this amendment has been attacked by a number of member states, most notably France, for standing in the way of the so-called "graduated response" aka the "three strikes policy".

It's definitely good news, although some other parts of the Telecoms Package are still problematic. Read the full analysis here.

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