Three Australian men facing up to five years in jail for music piracy

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Sydney could be facing up to five years in jail
or a $ 60,000 fine if they’re found guilty of alleged…

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#2

:slight_smile: I dont see how they can get full punishment for piracy if there website never hosted any illegal music, it was simply links to other sites. In the paper the RIAA wants to sue kazaa for 9.5 billion of lost cd sales, they should stop stuffing and stop price fixing cd’s.


#3

actually, the web site (or now message board) did host music they uploaded them to free-servers on the net, and occationly used uni servers to host their song. i was a regular visitor to this site, and am disapointed that our government is shutting them down. land of freedom my arse…


#4

As viperInc will no doubtedly agree… another example of corporate power… Armed robbery will get you 15 years… out in 8-10 with good behaviour…:X