Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Feb 2009 14:53 UTC
Legal Practically before the trial is up and running, The Pirate Bay has achieved a major victory over the entertainment industry. On day two, the prosecutor has dropped half of the charges against the bittorrent website. The remaining charges are much lighter than the ones that have been dropped.
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Sad state of affairs
by rexstuff on Tue 17th Feb 2009 16:22 UTC
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It became clear during the proceedings that the prosecutors had little understanding of how bittorrent technology works.


That really is the sad state of affairs when it comes to any legal system and technology. A piss-poor understanding of why conventional notions of property and law don't always apply directly to the virtual world.

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