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Two Swedes arrested for copyright infringement

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Apr 2009 19:55 User comments (6)

Two Swedes arrested for copyright infringement Swedish authorities have arrested two men in southern Sweden for alleged copyright infringement after their apartments were raided in Skövde.
Prosecutors believe the men are part of a much larger international network of pirates that have upload hundreds of films to the Internet.

At the same time, raids occurred in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain.

"The suspects are at the inner core of organized pirates within the so-called Scene, which systematically steals films and distributes them on the internet," said Henrik Pontén, a lawyer for the Anti-Piracy Agency (Antipiratbyrån).

"The Swedes have been at the head of the ring and the most important cells of the group's infrastructure have been located in Sweden,"
he concluded.

Prosecutor Fredrik Ingblad added: "We are dealing with a large number of films that have been made available. I am not at liberty to divulge exactly how many."

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6 user comments

14.4.2009 20:19

Yay! Glad to see money is spent catching those evil nasty file sharers while rapists and child molesters get out early (if indeed they are ever caught).

24.4.2009 21:22

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Prosecutors believe the men are part of a much larger international network of pirates that have upload hundreds of films to the Internet.
thats the problem this days, you can believe whatever you want, doesn't mean they are.

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The suspects are at the inner core of organized pirates within the so-called Scene, which systematically steals films and distributes them on the internet.
good lord almost like your stolen version of Office.

35.4.2009 3:57

Originally posted by Lothros:
Yay! Glad to see money is spent catching those evil nasty file sharers while rapists and child molesters get out early (if indeed they are ever caught).

Not to mention Gangbangers who kill more innocent people on drive-by's and never get caught, real terrorist that actually KILL people and tons other criminals that are not so bad compared to those evil file sharers!!!

45.4.2009 8:39

Whats next raiding peoples hom,es that upload the stuff they made because they don't have the proper paper work?

59.4.2009 15:08

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Prosecutor Fredrik Ingblad added: "We are dealing with a large number of films that have been made available. I am not at liberty to divulge exactly how many."

3. Not, wait. 5!

611.4.2009 4:28
davidrose
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At the same time, raids occurred in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain.

Hold on SOMEONES at the door.. Lothros good point.

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