Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Apr 2010 19:33 UTC, submitted by ozonehole
Legal Yes, even more copyright and intellectual property stuff. We have several stories on this one today, so I figured I'd throw them all together. First and foremost, ACTA has finally been dragged out of the shadows and into the light (thanks to the EU parliament), so we can take a look at what's in there. Is it really as bad as everyone thinks it is? Short answer: yes. Long answer: Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees.
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Imminent infringement
by Stratoukos on Wed 21st Apr 2010 20:45 UTC
Stratoukos
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2009-02-11

I can't possibly imagine what imminent infringement could be. I mean what are they going to do? Sue people that looked liked they were going to download something? The linked article didn't have any details.

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RE: Imminent infringement
by fretinator on Wed 21st Apr 2010 20:54 in reply to "Imminent infringement"
fretinator Member since:
2005-07-06

I can't possibly imagine what imminent infringement could be.


I sure can (but I might be wrong). If you have copyrighted material available via file share, they can bust you - even if they can't prove there was any copying. Normally, it would be hard to say you violated copyright if nothing was copied, but this would relieve them of having to prove that copying actually took place.

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RE: Imminent infringement
by Glynser on Thu 22nd Apr 2010 10:47 in reply to "Imminent infringement"
Glynser Member since:
2007-11-29

I guess if you're commenting on this article, you're already making yourself a suspect

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