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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

U. S. Attorney's Office Gets First Guilty Plea Under Family Entertainment Copyright Act

The U. S. Attorney for the Northern District of California has announced that Curtis Salisbury, a nineteen-year-old movie theater employee, has pled guilty to copying and assisting others in copying newly released films in violation of the Family Entertainment Copyright Act. The plea is the first under the statute, newly passed this year. Salisbury will be sentenced February 27, 2006. Read more in a DOJ press release here.

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