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posted by Fnord666 on Monday March 26 2018, @06:33PM   Printer-friendly
from the subtitles-provided-by-no-one dept.

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The founder of a site that provided fan-created subtitles has lost his appeal against a conviction for copyright infringement. In 2017 a Swedish court found that the unauthorized distribution of movie subtitles is a crime, sentencing the then 32-year-old to probation and a fine. The Court of Appeal has now largely upheld that earlier verdict.


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  • (Score: 2) by Pino P on Tuesday March 27 2018, @01:41PM (1 child)

    by Pino P (4721) on Tuesday March 27 2018, @01:41PM (#658960) Journal

    From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author."

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  • (Score: 2) by Arik on Tuesday March 27 2018, @06:20PM

    by Arik (4543) on Tuesday March 27 2018, @06:20PM (#659070) Journal
    "the Universal Declaration of Human Rights"

    A document that gets off to a good start and deliberately goes completely off the rails by the end.

    Sad, that.
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