Monday June 25, 2012

Wikipedia Founder Backs UK Student Wanted by US

Jimmy Wales opposes the extradition of the kid that was running TVShack.net? Well why didn't you say so? All proceedings will be halted immediately. roll eyes (sarcastic)

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales expressed support for Richard O'Dwyer, who was arrested at his university dorm in 2010 by British officers accompanied by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. O'Dwyer's alleged crime was running a file-swapping website called TVShack.net, where users shared links to movies and television shows, many of them protected by copyright.

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