Japanese court convicts P2P developer

A  Japanese court just convicted a software developer for helping violate copyrights. The defendent wrote the Winny P2P software. Whilst the court did not rule the software itself to be illegal they said that the defendent’s actions and omissions constituted helping violate copyrights.

http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200612140146.html

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