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Re: [News] Mandy's Hollywood Reform for the Internet Comes Under Fire from Lords, ACTA Also

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____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 04 Feb 2010 21:55 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Anti-Piracy Scheme âA Scam & Legal Blackmailâ Say UK Lords
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Several UK Lords have criticized the
>>| practices of law firms that send out
>>| warning letters to alleged copyright
>>| infringers demanding big payments. These
>>| schemes have been labeled a scam, and the
>>| lawyers operating them accused of
>>| âharassment, bullying and intrusionâ and
>>| âlegal blackmailâ in the House of Lords.
>> `----
>> http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-scheme-a-scam-legal-blackmail-say-uk-lords-100128/
> It is a scam.  It would be a good idea to look at a level of fine to be
> imposed on the organisations which do this, graduated against the amount
> of harassment and bullying they have done.  Major repeat offenders
> should probably expect a prison term.

I'm in favour of freeing hungry shoplifters and put white-collar criminals in their place
(too many of them walk free in suits).

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