Stopping illegal file sharing a low priority for the DOJ?

February 2011

All areas, internet

Despite extensive lobbying by the content industries, In this article Greg Sandoval looks at the apparent lack of prosecutions against file sharing sites revealed in a report froM the FBI and the Department of Justice. In its report, the DOJ provides a list of its priorities as: (1) protecting the health and safety of U.S. citizens – and here the DOJ reported that it successfully prosecuted people involved in the sale of fake cancer drugs, phony airplane parts, and dubious pharmaceuticals; (2) combating organized criminal networks; (3) the prosecution of large scale commercial counterfeiting; (4) protecting the country’s trade secrets and battling economic espionage.
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