Another EliteTorrents Uploader Facing 10 Years in Prison

It seems that every few months the FBI manages to come up with yet more people to charge in connection with Operation D-Elite, the joint ICE and FBI raids against the US-based BitTorrent tracker EliteTorrents, which occurred in 2005. Everyone charged so far has been accused of being involved in the uploading of Star Wars Episode III which, at the time, was a pre-release movie, carrying criminal implications for the uploaders under the Family Entertainment Copyright Act.

25 year old Duc Do, of Orlando, Florida is the seventh defendant associated with the uploading of the movie. He pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for his two-count felony: conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement and criminal copyright infringement. He now faces the prospect of 10 years in prison coupled with a $500,000 fine and will be sentenced on February 27th, 2008.

News source: TorrentFreak

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