Crazy Swedish bill makes sharing TV as bad a "crime" as manslaughter

A new bill has been tabled in Sweden that triples the maximum prison sentence for infringement of the copyright monopoly, such as using ordinary BitTorrent, to a maximum of six years in prison.

Country: Sweden

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: TV sharing, BitTorrent, prison sentence, copyright infringement, Sweden

Posted on Wednesday 21 February 2018

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