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One year in jail and fines. Read the full story, including a discussion of the larger legal implications, here. The four founders of The Pirate Bay, an online site for free sharing of music and films, were found guilty of contributing to copyright infringement and sentenced to one-year prison terms each.Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, […]
The story, of course, is not over. Microsoft plans to appeal the jury verdict. MarketWatch reports that the case involves “Microsoft’s anti-piracy registration system,” which I interpret to mean the activation system that came into use with Windows XP. Read the full story here. An excerpt:
I don’t do music file sharing. Getting more music than I already have doesn’t interest me, but the Pirate Bay trial certainly has much larger implications for contemporary copyright enforcement across the board. Read the full story here. See the Pirate Bay Wikipedia entry here.