During a trip to Egypt, a Lebanese tourist posted a negative online review. For that, she was sentenced to 8 years in prison.
With the passage of the Digital Economy bill, we decided to take a spin through the legal books to see what offences carry prison sentences equal or less than file-sharing.
In the lead up to the elections in the UK, the government has passed the hugely controversial Digital Economy Bill during wash-up.
One of the criticisms of copyright laws has, for some time, been that the punishment is far too severe for the crime being committed. This debate is nothing new and it seems to be heating up in Europe right now. One French news site decided to compare the penalties of file-sharing to the penalties of […]