3/14/2011

Linking to copyrighted material makes you a US terrorist – Homeland Security swoops

Linking to copyrighted material makes you a US terrorist – Homeland Security swoops.

There are signs that the US taxpayer is footing the bill for Big Content’s anti-copyright crusades.

3/13/2011

New York man faces five years in jail for ‘linking’ to online videos

Just how and when did the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement get the power to shutdown websites for perceived ‘copyright’ violations? This man’s facing jail time for just having links on his website. He had no copyrighted material hosted on his site. This is a dangerous precedent and if allowed to continue is a serious violation of our 1st and 4th amendments constitutional rights.

New York man faces five years in jail for ‘linking’ to online videos.

“Under that sort of thinking, everyone who’s sent around a link to a copyrighted YouTube video is a criminal,” Demand Progress warned, calling the prosecution a “radical shift” in the way the government polices the Internet.