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Finnish file-sharer settles case of copyright infringement

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 Aug 2008 15:03 User comments (9)

Finnish file-sharer settles case of copyright infringement According to the IFPI, an accused Finnish file-sharer has settled his case for an undisclosed sum of money.
The man, from Helsinki, had had his internet connection disconnected after the Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Center (CIAPC) requested an injunction from the Helsinki District Court. The man was accused of uploading unauthorized copyrighted music.

The court then ordered TeliaSonera, the man's ISP to suspend his internet connection. The court cited provisions of Finlands Copyright Act as the reasoning to allow the injunction.

The man admitted however that a family member had used his connection to upload a "considerable number of music files." The case is now settled and he has paid compensation for the uploads.

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9 user comments

113.8.2008 16:48

And the compensation goes to lawyers ...........the internet vultures.

213.8.2008 17:30

don't be silly - lawyers fees will be totally separate and on top of this - the "compensation" will go to the Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Center (CIAPC)

313.8.2008 17:31

Quote:
According to the IFPI, an accused Finnish file-sharer has settled his case for an undisclosed sum of money.

Wonder how much they tagged him for?

413.8.2008 17:32

Originally posted by domie:
don't be silly - lawyers fees will be totally separate and on top of this - the "compensation" will go to the Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Center (CIAPC)

Yeah and in God we trust.

513.8.2008 17:44

i would have told them to kiss my hairy white ass.

i would pay them nothing, and take from them something.

613.8.2008 17:47

Originally posted by DXR88:
i would have told them to kiss my hairy white ass.

i would pay them nothing, and take from them something.
Exactly why you're not a lawyer...are you? :D Lol.


713.8.2008 18:18

Originally posted by 7thsinger:
Exactly why you're not a lawyer...are you? :D Lol.
that might have something to do with it.

813.8.2008 23:56

Quote:
Originally posted by 7thsinger:
Exactly why you're not a lawyer...are you? :D Lol.
that might have something to do with it.
lol : )

915.8.2008 0:47

Originally posted by DXR88:
i would have told them to kiss my hairy white ass.

i would pay them nothing, and take from them everything.
That's the spirit. =p To be honest, I still don't get how people still get caught like this. Like for instance, if you have broadband, all you have to do is say "the hackers did it" and you should be covered (at least by American law I believe).

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