Copyright and Technology London 2012: Eric Walter, Hadopi
hadopi.frCopyright and technology conference pur.fr labs.hadopi.fr
The Hadopi lawIn accordance with Article L.331-13 of the Intellectual PropertyCode enacted by the Law of June 12th 2009 promoting thebroadcasting and protection of works created on the internet,the High Authority provides : • an initiative to encourage the development of legal distribution and to monitor the legal and illegal use of works and items to which a copyright or a related right is attached on electronic communications networks used for the supply of communication services to the online public; • an initiative to protect works from any infringement to the rights attached to them committed on electronic communication networks; • a regulation and supervisory initiative focusing on technical measures for protecting and identifying works and items protected by a copyright or related right (private copying levy, guarantee of interoperability, etc.).
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEThe graduated response : 1st step
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEThe graduated response : 2nd step : dispatch of the second recommandation
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEThe graduated response : 3rd step
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEThe graduated response : a reality On April 2nd, the Hadopi had sent : • 1 090 000 first recommandations • 99 000 second recommandations • 314 notification letters at the third step of the procedure for facts of providing or sharing files protected by copyrights
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEAnalyse of the graduated response procedures over the period fromOctober 2010 to December 2011 shows that: Analyse of the graduated response procedures over the period from October 2010 to December 2011 shows that: 95% 92% 98% of those having received a of those having received a of those having received a notice following notice do not give rise Notice are in the same situation show the same trend. to the need for a second notice (no further illegal behaviour for illegal behaviour on peer-to- recorded within the timeframe set peer networks*. out by the law) * within the timeframe set by law before the second recommendation is to be issued.
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEDialogue with Hadopi consolidates the change in behaviour. Between October 2010 and December 2011, 65,848 people contacted Hadopi, having been targeted by the graduated response procedure: Source: Hadopi. Data taken from the French Rights protection commission’s 6% 25% 71% information system, of subscribers of subscribers of subscribers based on 755 015 having received a having reachedrecords of subscribers having received a having received at second-time stage three ﬁrst-time notice least one notice contacted contacted Hadopi. recommendation, contacted Hadopi. between 1/10/2010 Hadopi.. and 1/12/2011. Most of the above state that they commit to taking action to secure their access to the Internet or to putting an end to all illegal consumption via peer-to-peer networks.
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADING CLEARLYON THE DECLINE IN FRANCEThese changes are confirmed by observation data on P2P usage.In 2011, a wide range of metrics – based on varying methodologies – atteststo a drop in P2P and its illegal uses in France. -17% -29% -43% -66% in audience in audience levels, in illegal data in illegal data levels, reports reports sharing, reports sharing, reports Nielsen. Médiamétrie // Peer Media ALPA. NetRatings. Technologies. « User centric » measures « Network centric » measures
THE ONLINE CULTURAL OFFER ISGAINING IN QUANTITY AND QUALITYLegal offer content : label accrediation process PUR: Promotion of Responsible Uses Hadopi’s certification helps the public identify legitimate offers for literary and artistic property rights and contribute to their recognition through a directory portal. 47 websites got the label, listed on the website : www.pur.fr
THE ONLINE CULTURAL OFFER ISGAINING IN QUANTITY AND QUALITYwww.pur.fr
THE ONLINE CULTURAL OFFER ISGAINING IN QUANTITY AND QUALITYThe label has already been granted to some 50 websites coveringa wide range of creation and dissemination models.Over 10 months’ time, the label-bearing community has grown to 50platforms offering content from 6 cultural sectors (music, video, videogames, software, digital books and images). Breakdown of labelled platforms by type of cultural good offered Source : Hadopi. PUR labelling - “Promoting Responsible Use” .
THE ONLINE CULTURAL OFFER ISGAINING IN QUANTITY AND QUALITYLegal supply platforms are reaching maturity
THE MILESTONES OF FUTUREONLINE CULTURE ARE IN PLACEThe Board explores new avenues independently. In October and November 2011, Hadopi initiated 6 strategic workstreams, headed by members of its Board or the Rights protection commission. Conducting exploration with a view toward putting forth suggestions for better copyright protection, in the face of infringement via “streaming” sites or direct downloading. Workstream headed by Mireille IMBERT-QUARETTA Chantal Jacques JANNET BILLE Conseiller Membre du à la Cour des Conseil National Comptes Membre du de la Consommation Collège Ancien membre de la Commission de Membre du Collège Protection des Droits