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20th Century FoxMoviesWolverine

While it may have taken longer than Hollywood would have liked, the man who illegally uploaded a workprint copy of X-Men Origins: Wolverine was sentenced to one year in federal prison. To date, this is one of the longest and hardest penalty handed down for Internet piracy, and no doubt has the SOPA supporters jumping up and down with delight. “We believe this is the longest sentence ever imposed for a defendant charged with uploading a single copyrighted film to the internet,” assistant United States Attorney Lisa E. Feldman, who works with the FBI’s computer and intellectual property crimes section,

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