BitTorrent User Nabbed for Film Theft

“A Hong Kong man has been convicted of copyright infringement using the BitTorrent service, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.

“Chan Nai-Ming was found guilty of distributing three Hollywood films using BitTorrent’s peer-to-peer file-sharing technology, according to Taiwanese English-language newspaper The China Post.”

Karen Gomm. BitTorrent User Convicted Over Movie Sharing. Oct. 25, 2005.

See also:

The China Post. HK Computer User Convicted in BitTorrent Piracy Case. Oct. 26, 2005.

Susan B. Shor. Expert: BitTorrent Conviction Unlikely to Be Copied in U.S. TechNewsWorld. Oct. 26, 2005.

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Written by sesomedia

10/26/2005 at 08:47

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