Solandri writes: Ricardo Taylor, a former supervisor at the U.S. Department of Labor ran a bootleg DVD operation for 7 years, copying DVDs and selling them to other employees via the Department's internal email system. You know — exactly the sort of thing our draconian Copyright fines were meant to prevent. He made more than $19,000 from these pirated movie sales in 2013 alone. His punishment? 24 months probation. So apparently, using the Internet to share Copyrighted materials at no personal profit is a more serious crime than selling Copyrighted works for profit on physical media. More details on this site with auto-playing video.