Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 8th Feb 2013 02:02 UTC
Legal "This means that people can no longer get convicted for violating the copyright monopoly alone. The court just declared it illegal for any court in Europe to convict somebody for breaking the copyright monopoly law when sharing culture, only on the merits of breaking the law. A court that tries somebody for violating the copyright monopoly must now also show that a conviction is necessary to defend democracy itself in order to convict. This is a considerably higher bar to meet." Well, that's progress, I guess.
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RE[2]: Yay! Almost.
by jackastor on Tue 12th Feb 2013 17:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Yay! Almost."
jackastor
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Exactly. So just because EU won't prosecute you doesn't mean Team America World Police won't.

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