It won’t be long until I’ll seriously consider disconnecting from the internet and never coming back for fear of imprisonment.
Now the scary thing is these stories are from this week alone.
And the worst part is all the lawyers and companies carrying out these acts are all linked in some way to having commited piracy themselves or to be operating outside the law.
If you ever receive a letter demanding money because you allegedly infringed copyright, it was probably sent by a firm like Davenport Lyons who were just found guilty of professional misconduct so the tides may be changing on that front but when the notorious acs law firm shuts it’s doors after being threatened with a possible 600.000 pound fine if found guilty just to have it lowered to 800 pounds seeing as the owner now doesn’t have the means for a larger fine, the same owner who goes home to his 700.000 pound house and 2 luxury cars.
It looks like a scary future for internet users as long as it continues to be unknown what is ok and what will land us in jail.
Thanks to mimiandeunice for the great comic and their ♡copyheart stance meaning I didn’t even have to ask permission, sharing is caring.