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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...
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.
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.
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