Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Apr 2009 11:15 UTC, submitted by csynt
Legal Old World 1, New World 0. The four defendants in the landmark The Pirate Bay case, taking place in Sweden, have all been found guilty, and sentenced to one year in jail. They also received a hefty fine of USD 3.58 million to 17 American media companies, among which are Warner Bros. Entertainment, MGM Pictures, Columbia Pictures Industries, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Sony BMG, Universal, EMI, Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Entertainment, and Activision. The defendants have already stated they will appeal the decision.
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by dexter11 on Fri 17th Apr 2009 16:40 UTC in reply to "Comment by abstraction"
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Since the site owner is responsible for the content of his\her website: yes Osnews would be in danger theoretically. But only after they were told to remove the illegal content or the link pointing to the illegal content but they did not do it.

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