Piracy raid nabs Winnie the Pooh, Linux's Secure Boot stand-off, Facebook's new ToS

    Date26 Nov 2012
    CategoryLatest News
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Police investigating a request from an anti-piracy group in Finland have hit a new low in the fight against copyright infringement, confiscating the Winnie the Pooh laptop of a nine-year-old girl. Torrent Freak reports that Finnish anti-piracy group CIAPC sent the web account holder a letter requesting Convinced he had done nothing wrong, he declined and thought no more about it until the early morning raid. Describing the case as "the pinnacle of absurdity", the girl's father explained he had bought her a CD after his daughter had been innocently led to Pirate Bay from a Google search for her favourite band, but the download had failed. "How can you assume that children know what they are doing at any given time online?" he asked before submitting his application for Parent of the Year.
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