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Submission + - MPAA Agent Poses As Homebuyer To Catch Pirates (

bonch writes: The MPAA used an undercover agent posing as a potential homebuyer to gain access to the home of a British couple charged with running a streaming links site. UK authorities decided not to pursue the case, but the MPAA continued, focusing on a Boston programmer who worked on the site, leading to an unprecedented legal maneuver whereby U.S. charges were dropped in exchange for testimony in a UK fraud case.
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MPAA Agent Poses As Homebuyer To Catch Pirates

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