Top
10°

You can share files, not jail time: P2P admin gets 18 months

Ars: The United States Department of Justice announced today that Daniel Dove, a former administrator for Elite Torrents, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison, after which Dove will serve three years of supervised release (probation), and must pay a $20,000 fine. It's been almost two years since the first conviction against a former Elite Torrents admin, and the punishment in that case looks positively inviting by comparison; Grant Stanley, then 26, was sentenced to five months of jail, five months of house arrest, three years of probation, and a $200 assessment. Quick, kids, which one would you pick?

Read Full Story >>
arstechnica.com
The story is too old to be commented.