Linking to copywritten material lands site owner in court

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Fireboltgirl, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Fireboltgirl

    Fireboltgirl Regular Member

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    This guy is facing five years jail time for what DHS is considering a criminal
    action ......linking. WTF??

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    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/03/10/new-york-man-faces-five-years-in-jail-for-linking-to-online-videos/
     
  2. dragonlube

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    there was another thread on this before, it is considered illegal to promote anything thats illegal, if you promote a drug cartel in Colombia, your gonna have some unpleasant guests knocking on your door fairly quick.
     
  3. Chris269

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    Dam stupid government these days. Rather than going after terrorists they wasted their resources in busting website owners who wasn't technically breaking any laws. Unbelievable!