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EliteTorrents admin no longer monitored by government

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Aug 2009 14:27 User comments (6)

EliteTorrents admin no longer monitored by government Back in 2006, EliteTorrents admin Scott McCausland received five months in jail for his part in the pre-release upload of Star Wars Episode III. After his sentence however, he was put on a government monitoring list, and forced to wear an ankle bracelet and have his computer monitored at all times.
This week however, he has finally come off that monitoring list, and is off probation.

Says McCausland, via TF: “I have officially been off probation since July 12th. What a great feeling to finally be free from the clutches of evil (or the federal government). It was actually a really easy time on probation. It was 2 years, dealing once a month with my probation officer… who was really a great person.”

“I haven’t had a clear head since May 25th, 2005. Over 4 years of what I would call the worst period of my life is over,” he adds.

Following in the footsteps of other big name "pirates" such as Peter Sunde, McCausland hopes to move on and forward with his life.

“I will be hopefully starting back to school for my MBA in the spring. And I am getting married in May 2010. Aside from the economy, I couldn’t ask for anything more,”
he concluded.

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6 user comments

16.8.2009 15:38

Nobody can say that the Federal Government doesn't listen to its people - they have probably bugged every home from New York to San Francisco.

26.8.2009 21:46

Originally posted by domie:
Nobody can say that the Federal Government doesn't listen to its people - they have probably bugged every home from New York to San Francisco.
So what you're saying is either move to beautiful Alaska or to beautiful Hawaii?

36.8.2009 22:01
varnull
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Now he should go into politics.. how many votes?

47.8.2009 8:34

Off topic ---->I really need to stop clicking on these kind of threads because I'm sick and tired of the blow the whistle banner that always pops up.

Nothing in life is worse than a sell out!


No time for Leap frog!!!

57.8.2009 10:42

lol if he was selling herion or cocaine he woulda got less time.


67.8.2009 11:57

In Massachusetts where I live, if you get caught with under an ounce of pot its a $100 fine and you get to walk away without even a note on your record....

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