[LINK] Proof of piracy not needed says MPAA

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Thu Jun 26 06:56:02 AEST 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 05:13:52PM +1000, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> "Piracy" does not exist in this context. It is a copyright issue between
> the MPAA (plaintiff) and infringer (defendant). Under the law of torts.
> I fail to see why infringement of a copyright issue is a criminal
> offense.

because the copyright industries lobbied for years so that they could
externalise their copyright enforcement costs.  why should they pay
when the taxpayers can do it for them?


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

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