The private justice behind the fight against piracy

Kobie, Nicole
November 2012
PC Pro;Nov2012, Issue 217, p012
The article examines how investigations are conducted by private organisations in Great Britain to pursue criminal cases against alleged pirates. It cites the case of British web site owner Anton Vickerman who was jailed for linking to copyrighted material. It details how the industry-funded trade organisation Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) investigated Vickerman since 2008.


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