The law, being debated by the French Senate, will ban the unauthorised downloading of copyrighted files.More details over at BBC.
Around 300 people laid a wreath "in memory of private copying and free software in France" near the city's culture and communications ministry.
It follows a decision by the government in March to scrap a bill to legalise downloading in return for a flat fee.
French protest against filesharing laws
Posted on Tuesday, May 09 2006 @ 09:03 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Demonstrators in Paris have protested against a new proposed law which will making filesharing illegal in France: