Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Apr 2009 12:26 UTC, submitted by zegenie
Legal The verdict in the Pirate Bay trial surprised many people, seeing as how many errors the entertainment industry's lawyers had made, and how little understanding they seemed to have of how BitTorrent works. The height of the sentence also surprised many; for aiding in sharing just 33 copyrighted items, the four founders were sentenced to one year in jail, and a massive fine of 3.6 million USD. Well, as it turns out, we now know why we were all relatively surprised: the judge in the case, Thomas Norstrom, is member of the same pro-copyright groups as many of the people representing the entertainment industry in the case.
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RE: Fed Up!
by GCrain on Fri 24th Apr 2009 20:25 UTC in reply to "Fed Up!"
GCrain
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2005-07-11

My country (Sweden) sucks. .... This is fscked up.

Ahhh... you're just learning how the game is played from us Americans. I personally want to move to Canada or Germany. Better beer in both places.

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