Hong Kong: B.T. piracy case appeal rejected

The Court of Final Appeal dismissed the appeal of Chan Nai-ming, who had been convicted and sentenced to three months’ jail for uploading infringing movies to the Internet by using the BitTorrent peer-to-peer file-sharing program. Charles Mok comments that even some individuals have abused the technology, the direction of prosecution shouldn't be put on individual netizen. Besides, the situation of internet surveillance by copyright holders and private sectors can be abusive [zh].

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