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Can a UK Citizen Be Extradited to the US for Alleged Copyright Infringement?

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According to one UK judge, the answer is yes, a UK citizen can be extradited to the United States for alleged copyright infringement. Richard O’Dwyer, 23, ran TVShack, which listed links to locations of files that users could illegally download. United States authorities reportedly shut down TVShack.net in the summer of 2010, but O’Dwyer reopened […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

January 17th, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Dump GoDaddy Day Movement Picks Up Momentum

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Mashable reports that Reddit user SelfProdigy’s declaration that December 29 should be Dump GoDaddy Day is gaining momentum across the online community. The suggestion is based on frustration with GoDaddy’s initial support of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which is making its way through Congress. The proposed provisions of the anti-piracy SOPA are […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

December 27th, 2011 at 9:04 am

Posted in Internet Law,Legislation

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