Saturday, November 6, 2010

First Jail Sentence For Romanian BitTorrent Site Operator

The owner of a Romanian BitTorrent tracker has been the first person in the country to receive a jail sentence for his actions. Following complaints from the Business Software Alliance, was closed in 2007 but it has taken three years for the case to come to a conclusion. The outcome is a 6 month suspended sentence and an unspecified fine.
The Romanian division of the Business Software Alliance has been trumpeting various successes from its work cracking down on the use of unauthorized software.

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