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Sunday, 31 July 2005


The BBC reports that the FBI has broken up an international piracy ring. Eight gentlemen involved in the “warez” scene were arrested in Charlotte, North Caroline. The men were involved in copying films that then made their way to P2P networks across the world.

The IPKat welcomes in particular measures which are aimed that the source materials of file-sharing.


Anonymous said...

Not sure why IP Kat is supporting the heavy-handed actions of the FBI. Is this really a serious crime? Haven't they got better things to do?

Anonymous said...

Surely this misses the point. No crime is serious unless it affects you, is it? Does the commenter think there's no such thing as a victimless crime?

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