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WTO Approves Antigua's Pirate Website

hydrofix (1253498) writes | about a year and a half ago

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hydrofix (1253498) writes "On Thursday TorrentFreak broke the story (verified by BBC) that the government of Antigua and Barbuda, a tiny island nation on the Caribbean, was planning to launch a legal "pirate" website selling movies, music and software without paying a penny to U.S. copyright holders. Now, the World Trade Organization has given its final approval for the Antigua government to launch the website. The decision follows from long-running trade dispute between the countries, related to online gambling, which was ruled in Antigua's favor in 2005. After the United States refused to compensate, the WTO granted Antigua the right to "suspend" U.S. copyrights for up to $21 million annually."
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Yeah, take that you evil capitalistic artisans... (1)

jfalcon (163956) | about a year and a half ago | (#42722961)

...said nobody ever.

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