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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Australian Must Pay $1000 For Violating Copyright By Uploading "The Simpsons" Movie To Net

An Australian judge has fined a Sydney man one thousand dollars (nearly nine hundred dollars U.S.) for uploading The Simpsons movie to the Internet, thus violating copyright laws. Said the man's lawyer, "It would appear that this young man had the sophistication of a dead fish." Read more here and here.

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