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+ - Man extradited to US from AUS over copyright

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bricko
bricko writes "How did this get this far....Hew Griffiths, a 44-year-old Australian, has been extradited to the U.S. to face criminal copyright charges. Griffiths was the leader of a group named "Drink Or Die," which (again, according to the article) "cracked copy-protected software and media products and distributed them free of cost." http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2007_05_06-2007 _05_12.shtml#1178810434 Copyright is not an extraditable offense...is it, plus he did not do this in the US? http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2007/05/06/11783 90140855.html"

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