Thursday, January 26, 2017

Finnish Government Investigates As Tens of Thousands Face Piracy ‘Fines’

The best way to avoid stuff like this? Don't pirate movies and music! It's hard to have sympathy for someone that is being fined for pirating content unless A.) they are innocent or B.) The fine is extremely excessive.

The Finnish government will launch an investigation after it was revealed that tens of thousands of citizens are facing demands for cash settlements for alleged piracy offenses. With both police and parliament now involved, the Ministry of Education and Culture says that copyright legislation is not designed for the public to be "milked".