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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Second Conviction Under Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

Mark Hoaglin pled guilty yesterday to posting a copyrighted film (Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith) on the Internet in violation of the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005. He could receive up to three years in prison. Hoaglin said he received the copy of the movie from a colleague, and he uploaded it the day before it premiered. Read more here.

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