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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Software Pirate Gets 87 Months in Prison

If you've been considering pirating software recently, here is a story that should help discourage you from pursuing this idea.

A 26-year-old California man who pleaded guilty last December to criminal copyright infringement charges was sentenced today to 87 months in federal prison -- the longest U.S. sentence ever for software piracy -- for his role in illegally copying and selling pirated software.

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  • Hey Kiltak...i know it has nothing to do with the post form te software pirate, but i don't know how else to contact you.

    I think you should really check this out. It's a documentary made by Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson from the Poynter Institute (Usa)

    Here's the link: http://www.unabvirtual.edu.co/epic.php#
    It has spanish subtitles because i found it in a colombian university site.

    What do you think about it? Too far fetched?


    Nicolas (the Argentinean G.A.S aholic)

    By Blogger Nicolas, at 8:39 PM  

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