Thursday April 21, 2016

UK Government Pushes 10 Years Jail For Online Pirates

Since the UK government doesn't feel that the current maximum sentence of two years for online piracy is enough of a deterrent, they have decided to ask Parliament for a ten year maximum sentence instead. Does anyone know what the maximum sentence for armed robbery is over there? I'm just trying to figure out which line of crime a guy should get into. big grin

The UK government has published its conclusions following a consultation into punishments for online copyright infringement offenses. At the earliest opportunity Parliament will be asked to increase custodial sentences up to a maximum of 10 years while ensuring that unwitting pirates are protected.

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