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10 June 2010

The Dutch may also have a problem.

Speaking of copyright infringement, a Dutch court has apparently just ruled that discussing piracy is piracy.

According to Cory Doctorow:

The Dutch court has ruled that hosting a discussion that includes conversational descriptions of infringing files is the same as publishing links to those files is the same as hosting the files yourself.

You can find a more detailed redux at TorrentFreak.

Tip of the you-can-download-copyrighted-material-from-any-torrent-site-don't-tell-the-Dutch-I-told-you to Brendan Curran-Johnson.

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