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Movie Pirate Forced to Ditch Linux

“A BitTorrent admin convicted of uploading movie files is being
forced to ditch Linux if he wants to use his PC.

“Scott McCausland (AKA sk0t), the ex-admin of the EliteTorrents
BitTorrent tracker, was sentenced to five months imprisonment after
he confessed to uploading copies of Star Wars: Episode III –
Revenge of the Sith
just before its theatrical release. He was
also sentenced to a further five months of home confinement and
slapped with a monitoring order after he was convicted of
‘conspiracy to commit copyright infringement” and “criminal
copyright infringement…'”

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