Is file-sharing akin to piracy? Why were the owners of Pirate Bay, a file-sharing site jailed?
If we are to look at it in a puritan way, it is nothing less than an outright theft.
From what I read on the net, the Swedish Court has sentenced them all to a year in jail and close to 900 Thousand Pounds each in fine. No wonder, this is being treated as a landmark judgment and celebrated by the entertainment industry. It could set a trend setter where such people will be culpable for any act on the internet which is damaging to the interests of anothe ...more