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Sunday, May 29, 2005

The trump card falls: copyright infringement linked to terrorism

When the MPAA and RIAA dreams, what do they dream about? Ubiquitous Internet surveillance? Maybe. Tax payer funded enforcement of their copyright? They already have that. The ultimate trump card in American politics - a terrorist link to IP piracy? Well, this dream came true this week as members of the LAPD intellectual property crime unit told congress the following:

"Some associates of terrorist groups may be involved in IPR crime... During the course of our investigations, we have encountered suspects who have shown great affinity for Hezbollah and its leadership."

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