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".For Dummies" Book Publisher To Sue Over Bittorrent Piracy

     
6:06 pm on Apr 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

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"...For Dummies" Book Publisher To Sue Over Bittorrent Piracy [bbc.co.uk]
US publisher John Wiley & Sons is demanding a trial by jury of people accused of copying its books.

Papers filed in New York and revealed by the Torrent Freak news site said four defendants were involved.

The firm's lawyer said that he believed this would be the first trial of its kind based on the use of Bittorrent.

6:41 pm on Apr 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Hm, I see the beeb's copy-editing budget isn't what it used to be. If the jury is to be composed entirely of people accused of copying books...