Germans risk two years in prison if they illegally download films and music for private use under a new law agreed yesterday. Anybody who downloads films for commercial use could be jailed for up to five years.More details over here.
The measures, some of the toughest in Europe, were announced after an aggressive campaign by the film industry in Germany, the largest market in the EU and one of the most computer-literate populations.
Germans risk two years in prison for downloading movies
Posted on Monday, Mar 27 2006 @ 08:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Times Online reports about the new tough German anti-piracy laws: