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Share a YouTube Video? Go to Jail!
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Share a YouTube Video? Go to Jail!
03-07-2011 9:42 AM

Quote:Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) group Arrests Operator Of Seized Domain; Charges Him With Criminal Copyright Infringement.

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Quote:Ever sent someone a link to a copyrighted YouTube video? Of course -- everybody has. And now the US Government seems to think that means it can put us in prison.

Bryan McCarthy ran a website, channelsurfing.net, that linked to various websites where you could watch online streams of TV shows and sports networks. A couple months ago, the government seized his domain name and on Friday they arrested him for criminal copyright infringement.

But the government doesn't even allege he made a copy of anything! Just that his site linked to various sites with copyrighted material. Under that sort of thinking, everyone who's sent around a link to a copyrighted YouTube video is a criminal.

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The older I get the less threatening a life sentence sounds

Sympathy for the Devil only results in victimized angels.
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