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Old 23rd November 2011 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by systematika ➡️
Same way they take care of hackers... If they are international, extradite the owners of the infringing site if it is a direct host (website) or service (torrents), subpoena the file lockers for IPs/logs, log the IPs of infringing torrents and go after them... Seize all of their computers, and have a mandatory minimum sentence of one million dollars or 5 years in prison for each count if found guilty...
That would be nice... but we can't.
The pirate sites that weren't part of the ICE roundup (ie, most of them..)
are hosted in countries that won't extradite for IP violations (if they even recognize IP in the first place..)

Hence why we need SOPA and PROTECT IP to pass.