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OiNK Music Piracy Site Shut Down

By October 23, 2007June 19th, 2010Internet Lawyer

His Amsterdam servers seized, a 24-year-old Englishman was arrested for operating the music piracy website OiNK. This is just the latest example of international cooperation between law enforcement authorities to crack down on pirate sites. For now, that’s like trying to empty the ocean using a bucket with a hole in it. All it does is push the music piracy sites out of Western countries and into Eastern Europe and Asia.

The solution is a music licensing system that makes music piracy a moot point because of the incentives to pay for what you’re getting. Until then, RIAA and its counterparts are chasing windmills in their war on copyright infringement.

Mike Young, Esq.

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