Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th May 2009 12:06 UTC
Legal Mid-April, the four founders of The Pirate Bay were found guilty of being accessories to breaching copyright law; they aided in breaching copyright of 33 files. As a result, they were sentenced to one year in jail and a 2.75 million EUR fine. However, it was quickly revealed that the judge in the case was heavily biased, and ever since then there's been a search for a judge who is actually not involved with any pro-copyright groups or with the lawyers working for the entertainment industry in this case. Turns out that's actually kind of hard.
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RE[2]: Simply amazing
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 24th May 2009 13:52 UTC in reply to "RE: Simply amazing"
Thom_Holwerda
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They are actually trying to find a judge now who does NOT have any experience in this field, since this judge won't be handling the case itself, but merely the question of biasedness.

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