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: Car analogy
by blitze on Mon 25th May 2009 23:11 UTC in reply to "Car analogy"
blitze
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2006-09-15

I think you are confusing copy theft with stealing of property where the owner is left with nothing. Copy theft still leaves the owner with something as in the original product but just hampers the revenue stream (denial of income).

Maybe you should say maybe the judge doesn't mind having his car replicated?

Still, impartiallity in the Legal System is a requirement for freedom and democracy and in this case that had left the building with Elvis. ;)

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