Thursday, July 28, 2005

US charges eight with copyright piracy after 15-nation sweep

An AFP newswire article, via Yahoo! News, reveals that:

US authorities said they had charged eight people with copyright infringement and snared illicit goods worth 100 million dollars, in their largest global sweep against organized crime online.

In a crackdown centering on 15 nations, from France to Singapore and Hungary to Australia, the US Justice Department claimed a serious blow against illegal online copyright pirates which bilk industry of billions of dollars a year.


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