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Thursday January 02, 2014

Pirate Ordered To Pay Studio $10.5M In Damages

It just doesn't pay to be a pirate. Seriously, unless you like handing all your money over to a movie studio for the rest of your life, you should probably find a different hobby.

A lawsuit against a man who ran websites which linked to episodes of The Simpsons and Family Guy has ended in the most expensive way possible. The judgment, which awards Fox $10.5 million in statutory and punitive damages, is the highest amount ever awarded by the Federal Court in Toronto, Canada.