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2009-04-17 10:13:29

Four of the founders of the Swedish Pirate Bay file-sharing Web site have been sentenced to a year in jail for violating copyright laws. Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde were found guilty after a trial, sentenced to jail and ordered to pay $3.6 million in damages, the BBC reported. Warner Bros., Sony Music Entertainment, EMI and Columbia Pictures had been seeking $13 million in damages. John Kennedy, the chairman of the International Federation of the...

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2009-03-02 14:06:08

On Monday, a Swedish prosecutor called for one year jail terms for four men charged with running one of the world's top websites for illegal downloading, The Pirate Bay.

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2009-02-17 07:00:00

Music and film companies are hoping to recoup millions of dollars in lost revenues if they get their way in a copyright test case in Stockholm involving one of the world's biggest free file-sharing websites.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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